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Cashew Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Donna Lynn Crary
Added: Sunday, May 27, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1 to 1 1/2 c. salted cashew halves
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla extract

Directions:
Directions:
In a microwave safe bowl, combine the sugar and the corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 4 minutes; stir. Heat 3 minutes longer. Stir in cashews and butter. Microwave on high for 30-60 seconds or until mixture turns a light amber (mixture will be very hot). Quickly stir in baking soda and vanilla until light and foamy. Immediately pour onto a greased baking sheet and spread with a metal spatula. Chill for 20 minutes or until set; break into small pieces. Store in an airtight container.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ready in 30 minutes or less.

 

 

 

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