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Grandma Enid's Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
LeAnn Mitchell
Added: Thursday, February 19, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter(1 cube)
1/4 cup water
1/2 t. salt
1 cup Chocolate chips
2/3 cup chopped walnuts or almonds

Directions:
Directions:
Butter sides of a heavy saucepan. Add sugar, butter, water and salt. Place over low heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved. Cook to crack stage (285 on candy thermometer)
Pour into a buttered 9" square pan and cool.
Melt chocolate and spread half of it over cooled candy. Sprinkle with half the nuts and press down firmly.
When chocolate is firm, turn the candy over and repeat the chocolate topping.
When hardened break candy into pieces. Makes about 1 pound.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma always brought a big batch of this Toffee for Christmas!

 

 

 

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