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the sugar, syrup, and water together in a deep, heavy saucepan and bring
to a boil. Insert candy thermometer and cook on medium heat to hard ball
stage (250° F.), stirring frequently.
Add the nuts and continue to boil to 300° F, stirring constantly. Keep a
close eye on the syrup temperature as it takes quite a while to reach the
290° F mark, then all of a sudden it spurts to 300° F and it is finished.
Stir in the soda and pour onto a buttered cookie sheet. Break when cool.
Variation: Peanuts may be substituted.
cups granulated sugar
1 cup white corn syrup
1/2 cup water
3 cups raw, unsalted cashews
2 teaspoons soda
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