Cashew Brittle - Glendas Farmhouse

Cashew Brittle

Cashew Brittle
Cashew Brittle

Cashew Brittle

Prep Time 2 min Cook Time 10 min Rest Time 30 min Total Time 42 mins Servings: 24


Are you making gifts for neighbors and friends at the holidays, whipping up after-school snacks, or wanting a treat that isn’t all processed junk? Try this recipe for Cashew Brittle. Make sure your cashew supply comes from Glenda’s Farmhouse for quality, convenience, and cost.

If you’re unfamiliar with DIY candy making, there’s no time like the present to learn. You will need a candy thermometer, a bit of organization, and quality Glenda’s Farmhouse cashews that you have toasted and salted. If you’re a step-by-step recipe follower, do yourself a favor and read through the recipe, measure out the ingredients, and be prepared to work speedily so that the brittle turns out perfectly.



    1. Prepare a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
    2. Use a large saucepan and add the sugar, water, corn syrup, and butter. (Have the rest of the ingredients measured and ready.)
    3. Heat on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes until the mixture is golden brown and reads 300° on a candy thermometer.
    4. Remove from heat and add the baking soda right away.
    5. Stir in the vanilla extract and cashews immediately.
    6. Pour onto the baking sheet and spread it out evenly. Work fast!
    7. Sprinkle with Glenda’s Farmhouse sea salt.
    8. Cool for half an hour and then break into 24 equal pieces.

    Store in an airtight container.


*How to Roast Cashews


  • 1 cup Glenda’s Farmhouse cashews
  • Glenda’s Farmhouse sea salt


For the Oven:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
  2. Prepare a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Spread the Glenda’s Farmhouse cashews in a single layer.
  4. Toast for about 12 minutes, but stay close.
  5. Stir occasionally.
  6. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with Glenda’s Farmhouse sea salt.

For the stove:

  1. Heat the cashews on medium heat in a skillet.
  2. Stir frequently as they cook for about 4 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Sprinkle with Glenda’s Farmhouse sea salt.

For the microwave:

  1. Spread the cashews in a single layer on a microwave-safe plate.
  2. Microwave for one minute at a time until the cashews are toasted and golden.
  3. Sprinkle with Glenda’s Farmhouse sea salt.

Perfect your candy-cooking abilities with this Cashew Brittle recipe! Glenda’s Farmhouse works to supply households across the world with high-quality ingredients at a low price point and with convenient delivery. We’re eliminating excuses for low-quality food, one nut at a time.