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Toffee Candy

 Toffee Candy
This crunchy toffee is covered with milk chocolate and topped off with a generous sprinkling of pecans.—Janice Cranor, Bartlesville, Oklahoma
40 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Cook: 30 min. + cooling

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

  • Grease a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-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).
  • 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.