|1½ cup||Roasted unsalted cashews (or peanuts) (see note)|
|½ cup||Light corn syrup|
|1 teaspoon||Vanilla extract|
|1 teaspoon||Baking soda|
From: blkcat!Leti.Labell@... (Leti Labell) Date: Sun, 12 Dec 1993 11:31:08 -0500 From Family Circle's _Christmas Helps and Holiday Baking. 1993 NOTE: if you only have salted cashews, as I did, rinse them in a colander and dry them with a paper towel.
Line baking sheet or shallow baking pan with foil. Butter foil and metal spatula; set aside.
Combine nuts, sugar, corn syrup and salt in a 6-cup microwave-safe bowl.
Cook, uncovered, 4 minutes on High; stir well and cook 4 minutes longer on High. Mixture will be boiling. Stir in butter and vanilla. Microwave on High 2 minutes. Add baking soda and stir until light and foamy. Quickly pour into prepared pan. Spread to about ¼ inch thickness with spatula.
Let cool, then break into pieces. Store in airtight container. (I wrapped the pieces in plastic wrap.) Makes 1 pound.
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