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Cashew Brittle Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marian Lankard

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. (9.5 oz can) roasted, salted cashew halves
1 c. sugar
c. light corn syrup
1 tsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. baking soda

Directions:
Directions:
1. Stir together nuts, sugar and syrup.
2. Microwave on high 6-8 minutes until mix is light brown; stirring halfway through.
3. Grease cookie sheet with butter and set in 200 oven. Butter the back of the spoon you will use to spread out candy.
4. Remove nut mixture from microwave and stir in butter and vanilla.
5. Continue to microwave on high for 1-2 minutes until mixture is caramel in color.
6. Remove mixture from microwave and add baking soda; stirring until light and foamy and soda is thoroughly mixed in.
7. Remove cookie sheet from oven and immediately pour candy onto it. Using the back of a spoon, spread as quickly as possible. It will be fairly thick.
8. Let stand until cool - about 30 mins.
9. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
21
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes

 

 

 

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