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    MMMM ! English Toffee !

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    15 mins

    5 mins

    10 mins

    Kitchen Queen's Note:

    This candy is out of this world! A holiday tradition...also freezes well and makes a great gift. Doubles well, too (trust me, you'll need it).

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    Garnish

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a saucepan.
    2. 2
      Add sugar, salt and vanilla.
    3. 3
      Boil gently several minutes, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Until it reaches 300 degrees on a candy thermometer.
    4. 4
      Arrange 1 cup pecans on 8 inch square pan.
    5. 5
      Pour the boiled mixture over top and spread to cover evenly.
    6. 6
      Let toffee set up for 15minutes until slightly firm but still VERY warm.
    7. 7
      Sprinkle with chocolate chips and allow them to melt completely.
    8. 8
      Gently Spread chocolate to cover completely.
    9. 9
      Arrange pecan halves over top.
    10. 10
      Cool to set.
    11. 11
      Drizzle with melted white chocolate and let cool completely.
    12. 12
      Break into chunks to serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 19, 2009

      55

      Great recipe Kitchen Queen! I used a candy thermometer and it took about 20 minutes to reach 300 degrees. I doubled the recipe with no problems. I didn't put my chocolate chips on for about 5 minutes after pouring boiling mixture in my pan, so that the toffee could set up a little. Also roasted my almonds and pecans at 350 degrees for about 6 mintues and made half a batch of each. Put in refrigerator to set. Delicious! DH was very impressed. Thanks again!

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    • on December 18, 2007

      55

      Wow...this stuff is really good! My mom loves English toffee and I decided to make some for her using this recipe; I am completely inexperienced at making candy, so I was a little concerned that it wouldn't turn out right. I followed the directions exactly except it took a lot longer than 7 minutes to reach 300 degrees on my candy thermometer (about 20 minutes on medium-medium high heat). I used almonds instead of pecans just because of personal preference and it turned out perfect! Thanks for a great recipe!

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    • on August 25, 2007

      55

      I thought I rated this recipe! I've been making it since it was posted. I make this every Christmas to give as gifts and everyone loves it. It's so easy to make and looks very pretty. I do make mine a little different. I make the toffee part (sometimes with stick margarine and it's still good) and then spread on melted chocolate. Then I sprinkle slivered almonds over the chocolate. Next, I drizzle with the white chocolate and then drizzle with more chocolate and a few more slivered almonds. It has to look very pretty before I stop these steps. LOL~ I'm making them again for my DS's girlfriend before she heads off to college. Her family loves this toffee! I make a double batch and it turns out great. I do let it sit in the frig overnight to set up nicely. Thanks for sharing this great recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for MMMM ! English Toffee !

    Serving Size: 1 (51 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 12

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 364.4
     
    Calories from Fat 260
    71%
    Total Fat 28.9 g
    44%
    Saturated Fat 13.4 g
    67%
    Cholesterol 41.1 mg
    13%
    Sodium 235.8 mg
    9%
    Total Carbohydrate 28.7 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 1.9 g
    7%
    Sugars 26.1 g
    104%
    Protein 1.9 g
    3%

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