Dining By Debbie

Cashew Brittle

Cashew Brittle

Every year my mother in law would make this. It is wonderful and so easy to make. One of those Christmas Candies that just happens to be a tradition.

Cashew Brittle Recipe

Serves 20
Prep time 10 minutes
Cook time 8 minutes
Total time 18 minutes
Meal type Dessert Recipes
Misc Child Friendly, Serve Cold
Occasion Casual Party, Christmas
By author Deborah Iverson


  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Margarine
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 tablespoon Light Corn Syrup
  • 3 tablespoons Water
  • 1 cup Cashews


Step 1
Grease cookie sheet with small amount of butter. In heavy pan combine sugar, margarine, butter, corn syrup and water.
Step 2
Use high heat and stir rapidly. Cook until color of a brown paper bag.
Step 3
Remove from heat and quickly stir in cashews.
Step 4
Spread onto greased cookie sheet. Let cool.
Step 5
Break into bite sizes and serve.

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