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This recipe for Butter Crunch, by Tammy Martin, is from The Baker Family Cookbook,
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1 c. butter 1 c. sugar 2 T. water 1 T. light corn syrup 3/4 c. finely chopped nuts 1/2 pkg. milk chocolate chips
Grease baking sheet. Melt butter in 2 qt. saucepan over low heat. Add sugar. Heat to boiling stirring constantly. Stir in water and syrup. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly to 290º on candy thermometer. Remove from heat. Stir in nuts. Pour candy mix into baking sheet and spread 1/4" thick. Sprinkle chocolate chips over the warm crunch, allow to melt, and then spread. Break apart to serve.
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