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Toffee Squares

These candy-like bars are very rich, so cut them into smaller bars. Using German sweet chocolate gives them a delightfully different taste.—Judith Scholovich, Waukesha, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    4-1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolk, vanilla, flour and salt; mix well. Spread into a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. In a heavy saucepan or microwave, melt chocolate; stir until smooth. Spread over hot bars. Immediately sprinkle with nuts. Cool on a wire rack. Cut into 1-1/4-in. squares.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 160 calories, 9g fat (5g saturated fat), 26mg cholesterol, 94mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

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