Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Seed Brittle

maple bourbon pumpkin seed brittle no corn syrup

Get in the holiday spirit with delicious maple bourbon pumpkin seed brittle made with no corn syrup! This Christmas candy can be a fun homemade gift, or keep it all for yourself! (vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free)




  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment.
  2. In a large saucepan, heat sugar, maple syrup, bourbon and butter over medium heat, stirring to combine, until mixture comes to a boil.
  3. Attach a candy thermometer and continue to cook without stirring, until mixture reaches 300°F. turn off heat and quickly stir in pumpkin seeds, baking soda and salt. Immediately pour onto prepared baking sheet and spread evenly. Work carefully – mixture will be very hot and can cause burns if it gets on your skin.
  4. Cool until hardened and break into pieces.
  5. Store in an airtight container.

Keywords: brittle, pumpkin seeds, candy, Christmas

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