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Author's Note:
Cooking time on this recipe will vary by
the type of Microwave used.
This recipe is for an 1100 Watt oven.

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup chopped cashews
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1 tsp butter
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1/8 tsp salt
Pinch ground nutmeg
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp rum extract
1/2 tsp vanilla extract


1. Butter a (15 by 10 by 1) inch pan; set aside.
In a 2 quart microwave safe bowl, combine sugar and corn syrup. Microwave uncovered on full power for 3 minutes; stir.
Microwave 2 1/2 minutes longer. Stir in the cashews, pecans, butter, cinnamon, cayenne, salt and nutmeg.

2. Microwave uncovered on full power for 2 minutes or until mixture turns a light amber color(mixture will be very hot).
Quickly stir in baking soda and extracts until light and foamy. Immediately pour into prepared pan; spread with a metal spatula. Cool completely. Break into pieces; store in an airtight container.

Yield: 1 pound ( 8 servings)


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