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Candy: Mary Monroe’s Great Toffee Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Linda

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups sugar
2 cups chopped raw almonds
1 pound butter
6 oz chocolate chips for top
Chopped almonds for top

Directions:
Directions:
Mix first three ingredients and cook to hard crack stage (310 degrees—about 20 minutes).

Pour the candy onto a well-buttered cookie sheet. Sprinkle with chocolate chips. When the chips are melted, spread them evenly with a knife. Sprinkle with chopped almonds and cool. Break into pieces and store air tight in the refrigerator.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mary used to be Ron’s bookkeeper. She gives this toffee as very welcome gifts at Christmas.

 

 

 

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