To Die For Buttery Almond Nut Crunch

Total Time
20mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Rich and buttery, draped in chocolate...this is the best candy recipe I've come across...definetly to die for!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 12 cups slivered almonds
  • 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, melted
  • 14 cup finely chopped toasted almond

Directions

  1. Heat the sugar, butter and water in a large, heavy pot with buttered sides.
  2. Cook rapidly and stir constantly, being careful not to scrape sides of pan.
  3. Cook until mixture reaches 300 degrees or the hard-crack stage, when a small amount of mixture dropped into a glass of cold water separates into threads that are hard and brittle.
  4. Add 1 1/2 cups of almonds and stir.
  5. Quickly turn the candy out onto a buttered cookie sheet.
  6. Form into a shape about 1 foot square.
  7. When almost cool, brush with melted chocolate and sprinkle with toasted almonds.
  8. Break into pieces when cold.

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