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Candy- English Toffee (Almond Roca) Recipe

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This recipe for Candy- English Toffee (Almond Roca), by , is from Bodell Bistro From the Ol' Green Pot, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Charise Johnson
Added: Wednesday, April 25, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 C. butter
2 C. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 cup almonds, divide out a tiny bit for "dusting" the top
1 package chocolate chips

Directions:
Directions:
In heavy sauce pan or frying pan bring to boil 1 part butter (real butter) and 2 parts sugar.
i.e.: 1 C. butter to 2 C. sugar

Boil until toffee color. Remove from heat, stir in 1 tsp. vanilla. Pour over finely chopped almonds (pecans good too) laid out on jelly roll pan. Immediately cover top of hot layer with chocolate chips. Allow to sit on hot mix for 1-2 minutes, then spread melted chocolate chips evenly across toffee layer and sprinkle extra fine chopped nut “powder” on top of chocolate. Allow to set up, then break into serving size pieces.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is my favorite thing to give people during the holidays!

 

 

 

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