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Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle Recipe
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Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle Recipe

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Crunchy cashews dot this tasty golden brittle, and a hint of spice bumps it up to just plain festive. —Annie Rundle, Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:14 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES: 14 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped cashews
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce equals 149 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Grease a 15x10x1-in. pan with 1 teaspoon butter.
  2. In a microwave-safe 8-cup glass measuring bowl, mix sugar and corn syrup until blended. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 3 minutes; stir. Microwave, uncovered, on high 2-1/2 minutes longer. Stir in cashews, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and remaining butter.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 2 to 2-1/2 minutes or until mixture turns a light amber color (mixture will be very hot). Quickly stir in baking soda and maple flavoring (mixture will foam). Immediately pour into prepared pan, spreading with a metal spatula. Cool completely.
  4. Break brittle into pieces. Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container. Yield: about 3/4 pound.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Maple-Spice Cashew Brittle in Simple & Delicious December/January 2014

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce equals 149 calories, 5 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 183 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.

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