Cashew Butter Crunch

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Heidi Swanson

This is a candy i make for Christmas. Very, very tasty. I get requests for this for gifts.

Top Review by food_fancies

This is exactly the recipe I was looking for! At one time we had a number of Amish families in our area, and they sold Cashew Crunch at their home bakery and at several stores in the area. I am planning a candy making demonstration, and wanted to include a Cashew Crunch recipe. This is it! It is buttery with a nice crunch, not sticky or too tough. It would make a fabulous hostess gift or addition to a gift basket. Heck, it's good anytime.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In 2 quart sauce pan combine sugar, butter and corn syrup.
  2. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally until candy thermometer reaches 290.
  3. About 25-30 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat, stir in cashews.
  5. Spread 1/4" thickness on a waxed paper lined jellyroll pan.
  6. Cool completely, break into pieces.
  7. Store in air tight container.

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