Buttery Cashew Brittle

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READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by BecR2400

My favorite! This is a wonderful treat for the holidays, and makes a lovely hostess gift as well. You can use peanuts in place of the cashews, if you like.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine all ingredients (except cashews) in a heavy saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Spread cashews in a single layer on a well-buttered parchment lined cookie sheet.
  3. Let mixture boil (stirring occasionally) for about 18-20 minutes, until foamy and caramel colored.
  4. Pour over cashews, chill and break into brittle.

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