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Cashew Brittle

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Ingredients
  Honey 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Raw cashews 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1 Teaspoon
Directions

In an iron skillet, boil the honey and water until it forms a soft ball when dropped into cold water or reaches 234° F.
Add nuts and continue to boil until golden brown, about 10 to 12 minutes, stirring continuously.
Remove from heat and add butter, vanilla, and soda.
Mix well, then pour onto a greased cookie sheet.
When cool, break into pieces.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Candy
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nut

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1518 Calories from Fat 584

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 69 g106.4%

Saturated Fat 17.8 g89.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 1394.5 mg58.1%

Total Carbohydrates 228 g76.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g19%

Sugars 192.8 g

Protein 24 g49%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C 3%

Calcium 6.5% Iron 53.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cashew Brittle Recipe