Place the nuts on a cookie sheet in a single layer. Bake at 350^ 4-8 minutes until toasted. Cool on wire rack. Line a 8" square pan with foil, spray foil with non-stick cooking spray(butter flavor)set aside.
Chop nuts on 3 pulses in a food processor after cooling.
In a heavy saucepan, add sugar cream and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Stir in toasted nuts. cook without stirring until candy thermometer reads 238^(soft ball stage) Remove from heat. Stir with a wooden spoon until creamy and thickened. Quickly spread into prepared pan.
Cool. Cover, refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Using foil, lift candy out and place on a cutting surface, removing foil from candy before cutting. Cut candy into squares. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
*makes 2 pounds.