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Christmas Toffee Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wil Wagner
Added: Thursday, November 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FOR THE CRUST—
2 cups vanilla wafer cookies, crushed
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
FOR THE FILLING—
1 stick unsalted butter
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
FOR THE TOPPING—
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, or almonds), toasted

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350°; butter a 9×13-inch glass baking dish.

Crush vanilla wafers in resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin. Combine crushed cookies with 1?4 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup melted butter in a bowl.

Press mixture into prepared baking dish, using a measuring cup to tamp down crust. Bake for 8 minutes, or just until set.

Melt 1 stick butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar together in a saucepan, stirring to blend. Bring mixture to a boil and boil 1 minute without stirring.

Immediately pour mixture over hot crust, then return pan to oven. Bake bars an additional 10 minutes, remove, and cool for 2 minutes.

Sprinkle chocolate chips over toffee and let stand until chips are glossy, about 5 minutes. Spread chocolate using an offset spatula, then sprinkle nuts on top of bars. Cool bars completely.

Remove toffee from pan. To break toffee into pieces, insert tip of a paring knife into toffee and twist until pieces break.

Step-by-Step to Success

1. Press crust into a baking dish with a measuring cup. Bake until just until set.

2. Remove toffee from pan and break into pieces.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 1/2 pounds
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I got this recipe from www.cuisinerecipes.com

 

 

 

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