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English Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie Mitchem
Added: Monday, June 15, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. vanilla wafers, crushed fine
2 c. powdered sugar
2 T. cocoa
2 eggs, separated (beat egg yolks and whip egg whites until stiff)
1/4 t. salt
1/4 lb. butter (1 stick)
1 t. vanilla
1/2 to 1 c. walnuts, chopped
1/2 pt. whipping cream, whipped

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Add dry ingredients. Add beaten egg yolk, vanilla and nuts. Fold in egg whites, beaten until stiff but not dry. Spread 1/2 of crumbs in bottom of square 8" pan. Spread chocolate mixture over crumbs and cover with whipped cream. Spread remaining crumbs on top. Chill 24 hours or overnight--it is a delight.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
9
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes and 24 hours chilling
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
DO NOT use anything but real butter and real whipping cream, whipped. It will not be the same if you substitute (we've tried!).

 

 

 

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