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Cashew Crickle Candy

Kathy Kittell of Lenexa, Kansas notes, "Cashews add excellent flavor to this golden holiday brickle."
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 2 pounds

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups salted cashews

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cook, without stirring, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage).
  • Remove from the heat; stir in butter, vanilla and baking soda. Add cashews. Pour into a buttered 15x10x1-in. pan. Cool; break into pieces.
Nutrition Facts
2 parfait: 294 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 45g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.

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