Recipe Tuesday!

Microwave Cashew Brittle


1 cup sugar

1/2 cup white corn syrup

1 cup cashews

1 teaspoon butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 teaspoon baking soda


In 1 1/2 qt. casserole, stir together sugar and syrup.  Microwave on HIGH for 4 minutes.  Stir in cashews.  Microwave on high 3-5 minutes only until light brown.  Add butter and vanilla, blending well.  Microwave on high 1-2 minutes more.  Nuts will be lightly browned and syrup VERY HOT!  Add baking soda ans stir gently until light and foamy.  Pour onto lightly greased cookie sheet.  Cool 30-60 minutes.  Break into small pieces and store in airtight container.

NOTE: You can sub 1 cup salted peanuts, or 1 cup pecan halves, or 1 cup dry roasted almonds.

More recipes can be found at The BITRCountryGirl Cooks as well.


2 Responses

  1. Yumm I love brittle! Can’t wait to try this one out!

  2. Sounds yummy!

    I got your recipe challenge email…sent it out and realized I have a lot of uncooperative friends and family…hopefully 20 of them respond.

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