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Toffee Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup coarsely chopped almonds
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 Tbsp. water
1 Tbsp karo syrup
cup semisweet chocolate chips
cup finely chopped almonds

Directions:
Directions:
Line a 13 x 9 inch pan with parchment paper.
Sprinkle the coarsely chopped almonds evenly across.
In large saucepan melt butter, Add sugar, water, and corn syrup.
Cook, stirring frequently, on medium high heat until mixture boils.
Reduce heat to medium.
Using a candy thermometer, continue boiling and stirring frequently until mixture reaches soft-crack stage, or about 280.
Remove from heat and immediately pour onto pan over almonds.
Let cool for about 5 minutes, then sprinkle chocolate chips on top.
Once chocolate has melted, spread, and top with finely chopped pecans.
Once candy is firm and chocolate has hardened, break into pieces and store covered.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Toffee was always my favorite Christmas treat people brought--if we got any I would hide it! I finally learned how to make it when I discovered the wonders of a candy thermometer. It takes all the guess work out, and the toffee turns out great every time. Now I don't have to wait for someone to bring it to me!

 

 

 

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