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Quick Sesame Toffee

 Quick Sesame Toffee
This recipe originally came from a friend in Canada. The sesame seeds add a crispy texture and unique flavor to the toffee. It makes a great gift that friends and family are always happy to receive!
10 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling


  • 3/4 cup sesame seeds, toasted, divided
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda


  • Evenly spread half of the sesame seeds in a well-greased 13-in. x
  • 9-in. dish; set aside.
  • In a heavy 2-1/2-qt. saucepan, melt butter. Add sugars and water;
  • bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir
  • until candy thermometer reads 290° (soft-crack stage). Remove
  • from the heat and stir in baking soda.
  • Pour over sesame seeds in pan. Sprinkle with remaining sesame seeds;
  • gently press with a spatula. Cool. Break into pieces. Store in an
  • airtight container. Yield: 1-1/4 pounds.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 ounces) equals 334 calories, 23 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 49 mg cholesterol, 340 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.