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ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe

Last post Nov 01, 2006 11:12 PM by Hillsmom . 4 replies.


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  • ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe
    I'm looking for a recipe for Cashew Crunch, as sold in Amish communites. It is similar to a brittle, only softer - much easier on the teeth. I have 4 family members with celiac disease, so I'm on the lookout for treats such as these that don't contain gluten products. Thanks!
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  • RE: ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe
    I found this in a search. Even looks simple enough for those of us who are candy impaired. ( I blew up my candy thermometer last year, don't ask me how...lol) needless to say I've learned my lesson. You must watch candy closely.


    Subject: REC: **Amish Cashew Crunch**
    Posted by: accutyper Replies: 3 Posted on: 3/29/2005 9:49:09 AM
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    Amish Cashew Crunch
    1 cup butter
    1 cup granulated sugar
    1 tablespoon light corn syrup
    2 cups cashews

    Lightly butter a cookie sheet.

    In a heavy pan cook and stir the butter, sugar and corn syrup over low heat until the butter is melted and the mixture comes to a boil. Cook until it starts to turn golden brown (290 degrees F on a candy thermometer) like peanut brittle.

    Remove from heat. Quickly stir in cashews. Pour out onto prepared cookie sheet. Cool completely.
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  • RE: ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe
    Thanks, it sounds like it could be pretty close. There were only 3 ingredients listed on the label- butter, sugar & cashews. I'll try this recipe and leave out the corn syrup, it should work and still be the softer texture I'm hoping for.
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  • RE: ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe
    I just wanted to rebook mark this for my holiday treats. I made this last year and it was REALLY good. Super easy, too!

    Jodi
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  • RE: ISO Amish Cashew Crunch Recipe
    Jeannalyn,

    My DH is celiac and our family eats gluten free probably 95% of the time. I will be hosting Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and a party after Christmas and they will all be all-GF. If you want to talk or share recipes, I would be happy to.

    Kathy
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