Buttery Cashew Brittle
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A Very Buttery Version of Brittle Made with Cashews
Recipe type: Snack
  • 2 sticks of salted butter (1 cup)
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of light corn syrup
  • 1.5 cups of cashews (whole, halves, or pieces - salted or unsalted)
  1. Line a baking sheet with a lightly buttered sheet of aluminum foil and set aside
  2. In a heavy, medium-sized saucepan, combine the butter, sugar, and corn syrup and warm over medium-low heat
  3. Stir occasionally and continue heating until the temperature reaches 290 degrees on a candy thermometer (approximately 30 minutes)
  4. Remove pan from heat and stir in cashews
  5. Pour the mixture onto the prepared baking sheet, and spread across the pan
  6. Let the mixture cool for 10 minutes and then transfer to the refrigerator for 5 more minutes.
  7. Break into individual serving size, and store in an airtight container
Recipe by Feeling Foodish at http://feelingfoodish.com/buttery-cashew-brittle/