Crunchy Cayenne-Cashew Candy
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Buttery, crunchy, sweet, salty candy with a slight burn. Yum!
Ingredients
  • 2 cups whole salted cashews
  • 10 tablespoons (1¼ sticks) unsalted butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
Instructions
  1. Butter a nonstick baking sheet and put aside.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a large nonstick skillet.
  3. Stir over low heat until the butters melt and the sugars dissolve.
  4. Increase heat to medium and boil, stirring constantly until mixture turns golden brown, thickens and begins to mass together (about 5 minutes).
  5. Immediately pour out onto prepeared baking sheet, spreading evenly.
  6. Cool completely.
  7. Break into pieces.
  8. Makes about 1⅓ pounds.
Recipe by Finch Frolic Garden Permaculture at http://www.vegetariat.com/2011/12/crunchy-cayenne-cashew-candy/