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English Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Gangstad
Added: Monday, June 18, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. Land o' Lakes butter
2 c. sugar
1 t. cold water
1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts
dash of cinnamon
1 large Hershey bar (or 6 regular sized ones)
* You will need a candy thermometer.

Directions:
Directions:
Yields: 36 pieces
Preparation time: 20 minutes plus 1 hour cooling

Grease two cookie sheets. In a heavy pan, melt butter over medium high heat. Stir in sugar. Add cinnamon, nuts, and water. Stir constantly to hard crack stage (300). Pour hot mixture onto cookie sheets. Spread to thickness desired. Break the Hershey bar in small pieces and spread over the toffee. Cool for about an hour. Crack into bite-sized pieces. Can be made ahead and frozen.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen pieces
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I give this candy as a small Christmas treat. This recipe makes about three medium-sized cellophane bags. A pretty ribbon makes it an easy gift to give!
P.S. Even if Tammy Hardy tells you this is her recipe, you know the truth!

 

 

 

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