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Toffee Bars Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Aunt Lela's (Lela Hutchison)?
Added: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1 egg yolk
2 cups flour, sifted
1 tsp vanilla
1/4 Tbs butter or margarine
1 cup chopped nuts (pecans, or English walnuts)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in egg yolk. Add flour gradually, beating only to blend; add vanilla. Pat and spread about 1/4 inch thick in lightly greased 10 1/2" x 15" x 1/2" jelly roll pan. Bake at 350F, for 20 - 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Melt together the chocolate, milk, and butter or margarine. (ingredients not listed above) Remove bars from oven and while still hot distribute the chocolate on top. Spread smoothly over the surface, sprinkle with nuts. While still warm, cut into 1" x 2" bars. See note!! Makes about 6 dozen.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Regular fudge frosting can also be used to frost the bars instead of the "milk chocolate bar".

 

 

 

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