Recipes and Cooking Cashew Brittle 3.8 (9) By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 45 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 72 Yield: about 2-1/4 pounds Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup sugar 1 cup light-color corn syrup ½ cup water ¼ cup butter 2 ½ cup raw cashews 1 ½ teaspoon baking soda, sifted Directions Butter two large baking sheets; set aside. Butter the sides of a 3-quart heavy saucepan. In saucepan combine sugar, corn syrup, the water, and 1/4 cup butter. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until mixture boils. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Reduce heat to medium-low; continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate, stirring occasionally, until thermometer registers 275°F, soft-crack stage (about 30 minutes). Adjust heat as necessary to maintain a steady boil. Stir in cashews; continue cooking over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until thermometer registers 295°F, hard-crack stage (15 to 20 minutes more). Remove saucepan from heat; remove thermometer. Quickly sprinkle baking soda over corn syrup mixture, stirring constantly. Immediately pour onto the prepared baking sheets. Using two forks, lift and pull candy as it cools. Cool completely; break into pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 63 Calories 3g Fat 8g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 72 Calories 63 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 2mg 1% Sodium 33mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 8g 3% Total Sugars 6g Protein 1g Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 36mg 1% Folate, total 12.1mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.