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Marbled Almond Roca

My easy recipe is an old favorite that we keep in steady use from mid-November until the New Year. Homemade gifts are still a Christmas tradition at our house.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + cooling Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1-1/2 pounds


  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons boiling water
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup white baking chips


  • Sprinkle almonds on a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Bake at 300° for 15 minutes or until toasted and golden brown; remove from the oven and set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over low heat, cook butter and sugar for 5 minutes. Add water and corn syrup. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook, stirring occasionally, until a candy thermometer reads 300° (hard-crack stage). Quickly pour over almonds. Sprinkle chips on top; let stand for 1-2 minutes or until melted. Spread and swirl chocolate over candy. Cool completely; break into pieces.
Nutrition Facts
2 ounce-weight: 306 calories, 22g fat (12g saturated fat), 42mg cholesterol, 166mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (22g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • Dejanique
    Jan 5, 2011

    This dish is devine!!! My cousins girlfriend made it for Christmas, I got the recipe from her and had to try and make it at home.

  • debbiezalaznik
    Dec 26, 2009

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    Feb 1, 2007

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