Cashew Bacon Brittle

SERVINGS

12

PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

45 min

GLUTEN FREE

NO



A traditional cashew brittle gets an added flavor boost with Jones bacon.


 Enjoy these main ingredient substitutions:

Dry Aged Hickory Smoked Bacon Slices

ingredients
1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1 cup salted cashews, chopped
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda
DIRECTIONS
Chop bacon and fry until crisp. Drain on paper towel-lined plate and set aside.

Preheat oven to 250°F. Line large baking sheet with foil and butter foil. Place sheet in oven while you make brittle.

In large saucepan (at least 2 quarts), stir together sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to a boil. Place candy thermometer into mixture and cook, stirring frequently, until temperature reaches 290°F. Stir in bacon pieces and cashews and continue to cook until mixture reaches 300°F.

Remove pan from heat and stir in butter and baking soda. Use caution when stirring; mixture will foam. Stir just until combined, then remove prepared pan from oven and pour mixture onto hot pan. Using two forks, stretch and pull brittle until thin.Let cool completely before breaking into pieces and serving.

Ingredients

Directions

1 (8 oz) package Jones Dairy Farm Dry Aged Bacon
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/4 cup water
1 cup salted cashews, chopped
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1 teaspoon baking soda
Chop bacon and fry until crisp. Drain on paper towel-lined plate and set aside.

Preheat oven to 250°F. Line large baking sheet with foil and butter foil. Place sheet in oven while you make brittle.

In large saucepan (at least 2 quarts), stir together sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup and water. Bring to a boil. Place candy thermometer into mixture and cook, stirring frequently, until temperature reaches 290°F. Stir in bacon pieces and cashews and continue to cook until mixture reaches 300°F.

Remove pan from heat and stir in butter and baking soda. Use caution when stirring; mixture will foam. Stir just until combined, then remove prepared pan from oven and pour mixture onto hot pan. Using two forks, stretch and pull brittle until thin.Let cool completely before breaking into pieces and serving.