Cashew, Chocolate and Maple Pie

  I had a pretty big jar of cashews that I wasn’t eating fast enough, and I wanted to do something with them. My first instinct was to dip them in chocolate, but I remembered that I wanted to try this recipe. I discovered it around the holidays while I was making pecan pie. I…

Cashew Blondie with Caramel

Disclaimer: This was an experiment and a work in progress. About a month ago, I made blondies with peanut, pretzel and caramel. It was pretty good and reminded me of a payday, but it only made me really want to try to make a payday “type” bar (not a candy bar, but blondie bar). I…

Cashew Bacon Brittle

A few years ago, I was at my parents house for the holiday.  I belonged to a meat club (don’t ask) at the time and was into adding meat (read bacon) to everything.  I threw a batch of cashew brittle together and added diced, thick-cut pancetta.  I have to admit, it was pretty awesome.  Later…