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Butter Crunch Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Parker

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cp margarine
1 cp sugar
2 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp light corn syrup
3/4 cp finely chopped nuts
4 sq. semisweet chocolate

Directions:
Directions:
Melt margarine in 2-quart saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat.

Add sugar. Stir until well blended. Return to low heat. Stir rapidly until thoroughly mixed and begins to bubble.

Add water and corn syrup. Mix well. Continue to cook over low heat stirring frequently for 15 to 20 minutes or until candy thermometer registers 290. Remove from heat at once.

Sprinkle nuts over surface and mix in quickly.

Pour out on a lightly greased cookie sheet and spread to 1/4 inch thick with spatula.
Cool to room temperature.

Partially melt 2 squares chocolate over boiling water. Remove from water and stir until melted. Spread evenly over crunch. Set aside until firm then turn over crunch.

Repeat steps to melt remaining 2 squares chocolate and spread on the other side.

Cool until firm; break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container in cool place.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 lb.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This delicious candy performs better if made during low humidity.

 

 

 

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