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Microwave Butter Crunch Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Waterman
Added: Sunday, May 4, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter
1 1/3 c. sugar
3 T. water
1 T. light corn syrup
1/3 c. toasted sliced almonds
1/2 c. semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1/4 c. finely-chopped almonds

Directions:
Directions:
Place butter in 2-quart glass bowl or casserole. Microwave on HIGH setting 2 minutes, or until melted. Stir in sugar, water and corn syrup. Microwave on HIGH 4 minutes. Stir. Microwave 6 to 8 minutes more, or until temperature reaches hard crack stage (300) on a candy thermometer, stirring after every 2 minutes. Stir in toasted almonds. Pour into greased 15 1/2 X 10 1/2 X 1-inch jelly roll plan, spreading mixture to edges of pan. Cool until mixture is partially set but still warm.

Sprinkle with chocolate. When chocolate has melted, spread evenly over candy. Sprinkle with finely-chopped almonds. When chocolate is set, break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes about 1 1/4 pound
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Pecans or walnuts may be used in place of almonds; 3 or 4 Hershey candy bars may be used instead of chocolate chips.

 

 

 

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