Buttery Cashew Brittle Recipe

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Buttery Cashew Brittle

Joey Urey

By
@paljoey

Thanks to Land O Lakes for this recipe. Make it for my kids at Christmas and it does not last long!


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Ingredients

dry day
wood spoon
candy thermometer
2
buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheets
2 c
sugar
1 c
light-colored corn syrup
1/2 c
water
1 c
butter
3 c
cashews (or nuts of your choice)
1 tsp
baking soda

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a 3 qt sauce pan,cook and stir sugar, corn syrup and water bringing it to a boil
2
Add butter.
3
Clip on candy thermometer
4
Reduce heat to medium low; continue to boil at moderate steady rate, stirring occasionally until 280 degrees (about 35 minutes).
5
With wood spoon stir in 3 cups of nuts.
6
Continue over medium low stirring frequently until 300 deg. (10-15 minutes) Hard crack stage.
7
Remove – quickly stir in 1 tsp. sifted baking soda.
8
Pour onto 2 buttered 10 x 15 x 1 pans or baking sheet.
9
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.
10
Store in a tight fitting container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
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