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Cashew Brittle


Homemade cashew brittle is so easy to make, and so delicious! Buttery, sweet and full of cashews, this will be a favorite holiday treat!

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  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cups Karo syrup
  • 2/3 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups cashews


Servings 1
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 75mins


Step 1

In a medium size saucepan, bring water, sugar and Karo to a soft ball, 230°F on a candy thermometer.

Add butter and stir while bringing to a hard crack, 300°F on a candy thermometer.

Remove from heat and add soda, salt and cashews. Quickly pour onto non-stick foil.

You will need to pull it with tongs to get a thin texture. Let cool and break into pieces.

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