Cashew Brittle Recipe

Cashew Brittle Recipe

How To Make Cashew Brittle

Serving nostalgic energy with its classic crunch, this cashew brittle takes you back to the old days using crunchy treats made with corn syrup and cashews.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Set Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes



  • 1cupgranulated sugar
  • ½cuplight corn syrup
  • 1cupcashews,salted, chopped slightly
  • 1tspbutter
  • 1tsppure vanilla extract
  • 1tspbaking soda


  1. Lay a piece of parchment paper over a large cookie sheet. Set aside.

  2. Combine sugar and corn syrup in an 8 cups glass bowl. Microwave on power level 7 for 4 minutes.

  3. Remove and stir in cashews quickly using a rubber spatula or wooden spoon. Return to microwave and heat for 3½ minutes on the same power level.

  4. Remove and stir in butter and vanilla extract. Return to microwave for an additional 1½ minutes.

  5. Remove and stir in baking soda, mixing until light and foamy.

  6. Pour over parchment paper and spread to desired thickness, working quickly.

  7. Allow cashew brittle to set and harden at room temperature for about 2 hours.

  8. Break into desired sized pieces and store in an airtight container for up to one week. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 86.53kcal
  • Fat: 2.73g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.56g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.43g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.46g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.57g
  • Fiber: 0.19g
  • Sugar: 14.14g
  • Protein: 1.06g
  • Cholesterol: 0.42mg
  • Sodium: 57.67mg
  • Calcium: 3.23mg
  • Potassium: 39.04mg
  • Iron: 0.39mg
  • Vitamin A: 1.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.03mg
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