Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 25 min. + cooling
Makesabout 1 pound
- 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
- Line the bottom and sides of a 15x10x1-in. pan with foil. Grease foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
- 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).
- 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 98 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 54mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Jan 25, 2020
Love this recipe, so easy to make and modify! I made it at Christmas and didn’t quite get it to 290 so was a little bit chewy and that was a Hit!! It’s popular with my family and friends! Tonight I used cashews as I didn’t have almonds!
Dec 23, 2018
Never made toffee before and this was quick and easy!
Dec 16, 2018
I can’t make enough of this toffee!!! The only things I did different were, I used chopped pecans, put them in the pan first and poured the hot toffee over them. I also used different flavored chips in a couple batches, like butterscotch, etc.
Dec 10, 2016
Most toffee recipes call for baking soda to get the airy crunch.
Dec 3, 2016
This is because the toffee needs to go to at least 290 to even maybe 300 degrees on candy thermometer. Any time your doing things like toffee or peanut brittle it should reach hard crack temp. Otherwise your candy is too soft.
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
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
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!
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.
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.