Cashew brittle

Yield: 48 servings

Measure Ingredient
3 cups Sugar
1 cup Light corn syrup
½ cup Water
2 cups Cashew halves
1½ tablespoon Butter
1½ teaspoon Vanilla

Place sugar, water and corn syrup in a sauce pan. Stir over medium high heat to dissolve sugar. Continue cooking, without stirring, until mixture reaches 280 degrees on a candy thermometer. Add cashews. Continue cooking until mixture reaches 300 deg f (hard crack stage). Remove from heat and add vanilla and butter. Stir to mix well. Pour onto greased baking pan.

When cool, break into pieces. Makes about 2 lbs. of candy.

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