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English Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Polly Dupree Foster
Added: Monday, February 16, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup margarine (2 sticks)
1/2 cup sugar
1 tbsp. white corn syrup
3 tbsp. water
4 bars (4 1/2 oz. each) milk chocolate candy
1 cup nuts - finely chopped

Directions:
Directions:
Melt margarine in large saucepan. Add sugar, corn syrup, and water. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally to hard crack stage (300). Watch carefully after it reaches 280, then quickly stir in 1/2 cup of the nuts and spread in well greased 13X9 inch pan. Cool thoroughly (freezer is best). Turn out on wax paper. Spread with 1/2 of melted candy bars and sprinkle with 1/4 of the remaining nuts. Chill. Invert on wax paper and spread with remaining chocolate and nuts. Chill to firm the chocolate. Break in pieces. Store in refrigerator.

 

 

 

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