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Toffee Candy Recipe

Toffee Candy Recipe

This crunchy toffee is covered with milk chocolate and topped off with a generous sprinkling of pecans.—Janice Cranor, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:40 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons plus 2 cups butter, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. Grease a 15x10x1-in. pan with 2 teaspoons butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, melt the remaining butter. Add sugar and water; cook and stir over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage).
  • 2. Quickly pour into prepared pan. Immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Allow chips to soften for a few minutes, then spread over toffee. Sprinkle with pecans. Let stand until set, about 1 hour. Break into bite-size pieces. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2-1/2 pounds.

Nutritional Facts

1 ounce equals 174 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 69 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 1 g protein.