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PECAN TOFFEE Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Teresa Burgess
Added: Thursday, August 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans, divided
1 cup sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup water
5 (1.55-ounce) milk chocolate bars, broken into small pieces

Directions:
Directions:
Line a 15-x10-inch jellyroll pan with heavy-duty aluminum foil, lightly greased. Sprinkle with 1 cup pecans to within one inch of edge.
Bring sugar, butter and 1/3 cup water to boil in a heavy sauce pan over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, 12 minutes or until a candy thermometer registers 310 hard crack stage. Pour over pecans in pan; sprinkle with chocolate pieces. Let stand 30 seconds. Sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup pecans. Chill 30 minutes. Break up toffee using a mallet or rolling pin. Store in a airtight container.

 

 

 

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