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Caramelized Cashews

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This is a great appetizer for any party. Simple yet elegant bar food. Takes about 10 minutes to make and can store in fridge for up to a week.
Ingredients
  Cashewnut 3⁄4 Pound
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Bacon grease 2 Tablespoon (as needed)
Directions

MAKING
1 In a pan, combine water and sugar.
2 Add in the cashews and allow to caramelize on low heat.
3 Stir constantly and add the salt.
4 When the cashews start caramelizing add the butter and bacon fat, allow the sauce to thicken.
5 Remove from the heat and layer the cashews on a parchment lined tray.
6 Allow to cool and place in the refrigerator.

SERVING
7 Serve it as an appetizer for parties, also makes perfect bar food.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Caramelized
Ingredient: 
Cashew
Interest: 
Party
Restriction: 
Low Cholesterol
Servings: 
10
Looking for a yummy party appetizer? This video might just come handy. Watch the chef share her personal favorite recipe to prepare these delicious and flavorful caramelized cashews. These cashews make a perfect bar food and are sure to tantalize all taste buds. Give it a try.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 245 Calories from Fat 162

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.4%

Saturated Fat 4.6 g22.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 6.1 mg2%

Sodium 8.7 mg0.4%

Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.4%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 6 g12.4%

Vitamin A 0.7% Vitamin C 0.28%

Calcium 1.3% Iron 12.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Caramelized Cashews Recipe Video