Walnut Penuche (Microwave)

Recipe by L DJ3309
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READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 32 pieces
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line an 8 inch square pan with foil, letting foil extend above 2 sides.
  • Grease lightly.
  • Spread nuts in a 9 inch microwave safe pie plate.
  • Microwave uncovered on high 6 to 7 minutes, stirring 3 times, until lightly toasted.
  • Melt butter in a 3 quart microwave safe bowl.
  • Stir in sugar and milk until blended.
  • Microwave uncovered on high 7 to 9 minutes, stirring 4 times, until sugar has completely dissolved and mixture has thickened and is a medium caramel color.
  • Using potholders, move bowl to heatproof surface.
  • Add vanilla.
  • Beat with an electric mixer 3 to 4 minutes until smooth and shiny.
  • Add walnuts and beat on low sped 1 minute to distribute evenly.
  • Spread in prepared pan.
  • Cool, then cover and refrigerate until firm, 2 to 3 hours.
  • Holding foil ends, carefully lift candy to cutting board.
  • Peel off foil.
  • Cut candy in 1 inch squares.
  • Store tightly covered in a cool place.
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