Meijer Fancy Cashew Brittle


submitted by SheSpeaksTeam {2 Recipes}


 0  Comments Add your Comment

  • Prep Time:
    5 Hrs
  • Cook Time:
    10 Hrs
  • Total Prep + Cook Time:
    15 Hrs
  • Level:
Meijer Fancy Cashew Brittle

Makes: 3 gift servings

Description: Giving a gift from the kitchen in a fun and economical way to let someone know you are thinking of them during this time of year. This easy to create, fancy cashew brittle is a festive, delicious gift for all your friends and family.

2 cups  Meijer salted cashew halves with pieces
1 cup  Meijer sugar
1/2 cup  Meijer corn syrup
1 tsp  baking soda
1 tsp  butter
1 tsp  Meijer pure vanilla
1  cookie sheet

Instructions: First prepare a cookie sheet by greasing it well with butter; set aside.

In a 2-quart glass measuring cup with a handle, stir together 1 can (9.5 oz. or 2 cups) Meijer salted cashew halves with pieces, 1 cup Meijer sugar and cup Meijer corn syrup. Microwave, uncovered, on high until the mixture is light brown, about 6 to 8 minutes, stirring halfway through.

Use oven mitts to remove the mixture from the microwave and stir in 1 teaspoon butter and 1 teaspoon Meijer pure vanilla. Return to microwave, at high, for 1-1/2 -2 minutes. The mixture should become caramel colored.

Using oven mitts remove the mixture from the microwave and stir in 1 teaspoon baking soda. Stir quickly and thoroughly until the mix is light and foamy.

Spread the mixture out on the cookie sheet as quickly as possible. Cool completely and break into pieces.

To make clean up easier, fill bowl with very hot water and let it sit to dissolve the sugar mixture.

Notes: Each batch makes about three gifts. Use Meijer holiday tins or clear glass jars with a bow for gift giving.

Add Your Comment

Choose a rating by clicking on a star:  * 

Enter your comments here.  *


Other recipes in desserts 

Mom's Best Peanut Brittle

Mom's Best Peanut Brittle

By ironram1
Aug 06, 2014

Here's the recipe my Mom has made for fifty years or so!

Worlds Easiest Oreo Ice Cream Cake

Worlds Easiest Oreo Ice Cr…

By Minx1982
Nov 30, 2017

A layered ice-cream cake that you can literally assemble in 5-minutes flat! The secret is boxed ice cream sandwiches and just build it a…

Key Lime Bars

Key Lime Bars

By newmommireview
Dec 12, 2017

This was actually my first time making them and they were a big hit with me and a couple of my friends! They are really simple to make!