Yield: 48 servings
|1 cup||Light corn syrup|
|2 cups||Cashew halves|
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.