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Offline rich_t

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10 minute nut brittle.
« on: March 24, 2013, 05:20:21 PM »
I thought I would experiment a bit this evening.

My wife was in the mood for a salty sweet snack.

I had some store bought cashews handy and a bottle of smucker's sugar free carmel syrup.

I toasted about a cup of cashews and about 1.5 teaspoons of cinnamon in a non-stick pan over medium-high heat for about 90 seconds or so.  Just enough time for the heat to start releasing the oil from the nuts for the cinnamon to adhere to.  I removed the pan from the heat and drizzled in about 2 tablespoons of sugar free carmel syrup.  I mixed it all well together, then broiled it in the the oven on parchment paper (cookie sheet underneath) for about 2 minutes.

Keep a close eye on it while broiling...  I burnt the hell out of the 1st batch.

Remove from oven and allow to cool.

it's not a true "nut brittle" but it worked out fine.  I am going to experiment with adding a little pepper heat the next time....  Some finely ground red pepper maybe.
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Offline marv

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Re: 10 minute nut brittle.
« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2013, 06:48:48 PM »
Now that sounds good........think I'll try it soon.
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