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Texas Brittle



  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups pecans, broken
  • 4 cups cereal flakes (bran or corn flakes)


  1. Boil sugar, water, vinegar, molasses, butter and salt together until mixture becomes brittle in cold water.
  2. Pour syrup over pecans and cereal flakes. Stir quickly and form into small balls.

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