Cashew Brittle

Like peanut brittle but with cashews

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks)
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  • 3 cups cashews
  • 1 tsp. baking soda sifted

Directions:

In a 3 quart sauce pan, combine sugar, corn syrup and water. Cook until sugar dissolves stirring frequently. Bring to a boil then add butter and stir until it is melted.

Clip thermometer onto pan and reduce heat to medium low. Cook until boils and thermometer reads 280 degrees F. (approximately 35 minutes)

Stir in nuts cook till the thermometer reads 300 degrees F. (approximately 10-15 minutes)

Remove pan from heat remove thermometer and stir in baking soda. Poor out onto a cookie sheet spread and pull it to fit the pan. Once it is cool break it and place into an air tight container.

Source: This recipe came from my Aunt Gin.

By Donette from WV

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