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Cashew Butter Brittle



  • 1 cup cashews, split
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup


  1. Rub most of the salt off of salted cashews. Split cashews in half.
  2. Combine sugar, corn syrup, water and butter in a saucepan. Cook and stir until mixture begins to thicken (267 degrees F or 130 degrees C).
  3. Add nuts. Continue cooking and stirring until it forms a hard brittle ball in cold water (302 degrees F or 150 degrees C).
  4. Pour onto buttered baking sheets. Spread thin.
  5. When cool, break apart.

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