Buttery Microwave Cashew Brittle Recipe

Jean Teller shares a buttery microwave cashew brittle recipe from a Grit magazine reader.

| November/December 2006

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    Learn how to make a buttery microwave cashew brittle recipe.

  • Buttery peanut brittle

A Grit magazine reader shares a buttery microwave cashew brittle recipe. 

Grit Holiday Recipe Help

Holiday Recipe Help for Grit Readers 

Roma Lanier, of Lexington, North Carolina, wrote, "I use my microwave for all my candies. Spray your bowl with cooking spray, also your spoon, and the clean-up is quicker. You can substitute pecans or canned nuts work well." 

Buttery Microwave Cashew Brittle Recipe

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1 cup roasted cashews
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 teaspoons butter
1 teaspoon baking soda 

In 4-cup glass measure, combine sugar and syrup. Microwave on high 4 minutes. Stir in cashews and microwave on high 3 to 4 minutes. Add vanilla and butter. Microwave on high 2 minutes. Quickly stir in baking soda and mix well. (Work fast because brittle hardens immediately.)

Turn mixture out onto a greased cookie sheet. Spread to desired thickness. Yields 3/4 pound.



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