Cashew Butter Crunch

What You Need

1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup butter
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1 1/2 cups salted cashew pieces

Here's How

Combine sugar, butter and corn syrup in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until butter is melted and mixture comes to a boil (8 to 10 minutes). Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy thermometer reaches 290°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms brittle strands (25 to 30 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in cashews.

Spread to 1/4-inch thickness on buttered 15 x 10 x 1-inch jelly-roll pan. Cool completely; break into pieces. Makes 2 dozen pieces (1 1/4 pounds).

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