Family Tested & Approved
buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheets
light-colored corn syrup
cashews (or nuts of your choice)
In a 3 qt sauce pan,cook and stir sugar, corn syrup and water bringing it to a boil
Clip on candy thermometer
Reduce heat to medium low; continue to boil at moderate steady rate, stirring occasionally until 280 degrees (about 35 minutes).
With wood spoon stir in 3 cups of nuts.
Continue over medium low stirring frequently until 300 deg. (10-15 minutes) Hard crack stage.
Remove – quickly stir in 1 tsp. sifted baking soda.
Pour onto 2 buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheet.
As it cools stretch out by lifting and pulling with forks. (BE CAREFUL AS IT IS VERY HOT) Loosen asap and break into bite-sized pieces.
Store in a tight fitting container.