Browned Butter Cashew Bars

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures
My favorite…browned butter. There is something extra decadent and delicious about browned butter so I knew before trying these cashew bars that they were going to be good. I tried a browned butter recipe for the first time about a year ago. I can’t believe how long I was missing out!
Each layer of these bars was equally yummy. The shortbread crust had little bits of browned butter baked into it, the rich caramel poured on top and the salty cashews were a nice crunch and compliment to the caramel.

Our crust turned out kind of crumbly, you can tell in the picture. They were a little bit messy to eat…I think we undercooked the crust just a smidge. I can’t wait to try this recipe again, I know that next time they will be absolutely perfect!

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Here’s what you’ll need

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Start by browning the butter

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Measure out the dry ingredients

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Put in freezer until it’s solid. Then cut in squares

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Cut the butter into the dry ingredients

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Press crust into a 8×8 pan. Pop in oven

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Now make the caramel sauce

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Pour on top of the crust, then sprinkle with cashews

Browned Butter Cashew Bars recipe pictures

Decadence!!

Comments

    • says

      Ashley,
      We used salted, but it doesn’t matter. If you use non-salted you may want to sprinkle the top of the bars lightly with fleur de sel.

  1. Debbie Gile says

    I just have a question about the Browned Butter Cashew Bars. I got the cashews the other day and was planning to make these when I got home from Japan. You have English Toffee Bites in the beginning photo, however, they are never listed in the recipe. I think I see them in the finished photo so do I just sprinkle those when I sprinkle the salty cashew.(Oh, I hope I got salted cashews the other day because I brought a big bag at Trader Joes.) Let me know – I may have the make the first batch without the added chocolate. still loving your blog. Deb

    • says

      Deb, oops! The Heath was just sprinkled on top for an extra crunch. Not really a necessary ingredient, but I will update our recipe. As for the cashews you can use salted or non. If you use non-salted you might want to lightly sprinkle the bars with fleur de sel. These bars were so good…we need to try them again to get the crust just right. Let us know how it goes! :)

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