California Sungold Pistachios
Chocolate Caramelized Cashews
Weight: 2.66 oz. (75.5 g.) / 8 oz. (226.4 g.) in total bag
Calories: 399 calories for 1/3 bag
Cost: $4.99 for 1 bag
Purchased from: CVS/pharmacy, Palo Alto, CA
Welcome to Day #12 of Chocolate and Cashew Theme Week.
Today's cashews—wholes, halves and bits—were encased in a crunchy sweet, toffee-like caramelized coating, and covered in chocolate.
These Chocolate Caramelized Cashews with Sea Salt were from California Sungold Pistachios (Oakhurst, CA).
I couldn't really taste the chocolate or the cashew (a very mild flavored nut to begin with), as the sugar level of the caramelization was quite high—even with a hint of sea salt that helped balance the sugar.
These would be great if you were craving a toffee or sweet snack with slightly layered texture and flavor.
There is a different "Goldilocks" chocolate for each of us. What's too sweet for me as an adult, might be just right for someone else.