Cashew Crickle Candy Recipe
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Cashew Crickle Candy Recipe

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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:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 16 servings

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

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 ounces) equals 294 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. 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).
  2. Remove from the heat; stir in butter, vanilla and baking soda. Add cashews. Pour into a buttered 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. pan. Cool; break into pieces. Yield: about 2 pounds.
Originally published as Cashew Crickle Candy in Taste of Home December/January 1998, p67

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 ounces) equals 294 calories, 12 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 213 mg sodium, 45 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Nov. 27, 2012

Very very good! I plan to use this recipe a lot for Christmas presents! Thank you!

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