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Almond Toffee Recipe
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Almond Toffee Recipe

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I love this recipe because it makes me look like an expert candy maker...it's so easy! This candy graces our table from Thanksgiving through the New Year. —Janice Sage, Garretson, South Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES:75 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + cooling
MAKES: 75 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 2 cups butter, softened, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup finely chopped almonds, toasted

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 98 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line the bottom and sides of a 15-in. x 10 in. x 1-in. pan with foil. Grease foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
  2. In a large heavy saucepan, melt remaining butter. Add the sugar, water and corn syrup. Cook and stir over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 290° (soft-crack stage).
  3. Pour into prepared pan. Cool for 4 minutes. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand for 3 minutes. Spread melted chocolate evenly over candy. Sprinkle with almonds; press down lightly. Cool until chocolate is firm. Break into bite-size pieces. Store in airtight containers. Yield: about 1 pound.
Originally published as Almond Toffee in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2002, p96

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 98 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 54 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2015

"This does not deserve even one star, waste of money and time. Someone needs to look into this recipe at Taste of Home, do not get hard at all, so mad"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2015

"ok its hours later-

I won't make this again-too sweet, all we taste is sugary sweet, no snap from typical toffee, I'm sorry to report this but it won't go to work tomorrow nor will the coconut snowballs from this link either-disappointed lady here"

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Reviewed Dec. 15, 2015

"Wow! Super easy & oh so tasty! I melted the butter, added 1 1/2 c sugar & 1/2 c brown sugar, corn syrup & water. I took it up to nearly 300 degrees, waiting until it was a rich light brown color. I pored it over chopped pecans. Waited 5 minutes, then laid the chocolate on top to melt. I then sprinkled about 1/2 tsp sea salt on the chocolate. I crushed another 1/2 c of pecans in a bag and sprinkled them on top after spreading the chocolate. Too bad I'm giving this batch away. Too easy not to make another batch, tho! Highly recommend!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2015

"DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME OR INGREDIENTS ON THIS. THE RECIPE IS NOT RIGHT!! THEY SHOULD REPRINT IT WITH THE RIGHT INSTRUCTIONS."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2015

"Looks like the Better Homes & Gardens version from the 50's. That is good stuff!

The instructions in that old cookbook are much more clear and complete."

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