Cashew Candy Rolls

(from Ryan77’s recipe box)

Source: Joanne Fluke

Categories: Candy


  • 14-ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 cups white baking chips
  • 1 teaspoon salted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 and 1/2 cup roughly chopped salted cashews


  1. If you haven’t already done so, chop the salted cashews into pieces about the size of coarse gravel. Then measure out one and a half cups

  2. Measure out the 3 cups of white chips.

  3. Open the can of sweetened condensed milk and pour it into the bottom of a saucepan or a microwave-safe bowl that is large enough to also contain the white chips. Use a saucepan if you intend to melt this mixture on the stovetop. Use a microwave-safe bowl if you intend to melt the mixture in the microwave.

  4. If you decided to use the stovetop, melt the mixture on LOW, stirring constantly, until the chips no longer maintain their shape.

  5. If you decided to use the microwave, melt the mixture on HIGH.

  6. When your mixture had melted smoothly, give it a final stir and then set it on top of a cold stovetop burner or on a thick towel on the kitchen counter to cool.

  7. Let the mixture cool for 1 minute, and then mix in the butter, vanilla extract, and salt.

  8. Put the saucepan or bowl in the refrigerator and chill the candy for 30 to 40 minutes.

  9. Take the mixture out of the refrigerator and divide the candy in half. Place each half on a two-foot-long (24 inches) piece of wax paper.

  10. Shape each half of the mixture into a roll with your fingers that’s approximately a foot and a half long (18 inches) and about 1 and 1/2 inches thick.

  11. Sprinkle the chopped cashews over the pieces of wax paper.

  12. Roll the candy logs in the chopped cashews, coating them as evenly as you can. Press the cashews in slightly so that they’ll stick to the outside of the rolls.

  13. Wrap the finished logs in clean wax paper, twist the ends closed, and place them in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to harden.

  14. Cut your Cashew Candy Rolls into half-inch slices with a sharp knife. If the knife gets sticky, wash off the blade with cold running water, dry it off on a clean dishtowel, and resume cutting your candy.

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