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Buttery Walnut Toffee

I've been making this tasty toffee for more than 15 years, and everyone raves about it. Folks often think I bought it at a gourmet candy store!
  • Total Time
    Prep: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    about 1-1/2 pounds

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 1 cup whole unblanched almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk chocolate chips, melted
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Line an 11x7-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1 tablespoon butter. Arrange almonds evenly in pan; set aside.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, salt and remaining butter. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until mixture is caramel-colored and a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage). Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Immediately pour over almonds. Cool completely.
  • Spread melted chocolate over toffee; sprinkle with walnuts. Let stand until set. Break into pieces. Store in an airtight container.
Editor's Note
We recommend that you test your candy thermometer before each use by bringing water to a boil; the thermometer should read 212°. Adjust your recipe temperature up or down based on your test.

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