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Test Kitchen Approved

Chicharron Salted Cashew Brittle

Recipe By Adapted from Moms Best Peanut Brittle on Allrecipes by Ashlee Redger

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

15 Minutes

Recipe By Adapted from Moms Best Peanut Brittle on Allrecipes by Ashlee Redger

A delicious twist on a classic sweet with a savory Chicharron component.

Recipe Notes

Ingredients

1 cups granulated sugar

½ cups light corn syrup


¼ cups water

1 cups cashews

2 Tbsp. butter, softened

1 tsp. baking soda

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • The Original Chicharron Salt

    Chicharrones, also known as pork rinds or cracklings, are pork skins which have been fried into airy, crunchy pieces of deliciousness. We combined ...

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Directions

Grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a 2-quart saucepan over medium heat, dissolve sugar, corn syrup, 1/2 tsp. Chicharron Salt, and water. Stir in cashews. Using a candy thermometer, bring the mixture up to 300 degrees. Remove from heat and immediately stir in butter and baking soda. Quickly pour onto prepared bakingsheet. Spread using a wooden spoon or use 2 forks to lift and pull the hot brittle into a rectangle. Sprinkle on remaining Chicharron Salt. Let cool completely, then break into pieces to serve. Store at room temperature.