Microwave Cashew Brittle

Microwave Cashew Brittle

Easy buttery cashew brittle made in the microwave in just about 10 minutes. Every time I make this it disappears very fast. Warning: once you start you can't stop.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Lightly butter a baking sheet with 1 teaspoon butter.
  2. Step 2

    Mix cashews, sugar, and corn syrup in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 4 minutes. Remove, stir, and microwave for another 3 minutes. Remove and add 1 tablespoon butter, vanilla extract, and butter flavoring; stir to combine. Microwave for 2 minutes.
  3. Step 3

    Remove from the microwave and add baking soda; stir and fold until mixture is fluffy. Work quickly and spread mixture evenly on the prepared baking sheet. Let it sit until completely cooled. Break into pieces and keep in a airtight bag or container.