Friday, November 21, 2008

Cashew Macadamia Crunch

2 cups (11.5-oz. package) Hershey's Milk Chocolate Chips
3/4 cup coarsely chopped cashews, salted or unsalted
3/4 cup coarsely chopped macadamia nuts, salted or unsalted
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons light corn syrup

Line 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan; butter foil. Cover bottom of prepared pan with chocolate chips.

Combine cashews, macadamia nuts, butter, sugar and corn syrup in large heavy skillet; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until butter is melted and sugar is dissolved. Increase heat to medium; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture begins to cling together and turns golden brown.

Pour mixture over chocolate chips in pan, spreading evenly. Cool. refrigerate until chocolate is firm. Remove from pan; peel off foil. Break into pieces. Store tightly covered in cool, dry place.
Yield: about 1-1/2 pounds of candy

*My Notes:*
- Thank you Gail
-Make sure to wash skillet as soon as it cools enough.

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