Umami Recipes
Umami Recipes

Grandma Nancy's Cookbook

English Toffee

Yield: 1 pound

servings

5 min

active time

30 minutes

total time

Ingredients

1 cup butter (only real butter can be used in this recipe)

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup water

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares or 1/2 cup chocolate chips

1 cup coarsely broken pecans

Directions

In heavy saucepan, combine butter, sugar, water, and salt.

Cook to hard-crack stage (300°F) stirring with a WOODEN SPOON constantly and watching carefully. Do not try a plastic spoon, it will melt into your delicious candy!

Immediately pour into ungreased 13"x9" pan.

Cool until hard.

Melt chocolate over hot, but not boiling water.

Spread over toffee; sprinkle with nuts, pressing them into chocolate.

Let stand 2-3 hours or chill 30 minutes.

Break into bite-size pieces.

Yield: 1 pound

servings

5 min

active time

30 minutes

total time
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