Toffee Bars

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

From the Virginia Hospitality Cookbook.

Top Review by Donna Matthews

I have been making these cookies for Christmas for ages. I think the original recipe was in a Betty Crocker cookbook. If I want a chewier cookie, I spread the dough in a 9 x 13 pan and bake for 25 minutes. I have tried different chocolates from Hersheys milk chocolate to Ghiradelli bittersweet. My favorite is a 12 ounce package of Nestle semi-sweet morsels. I had a problem with the Ghiradelli chocolate cracking off the cookie base like a layer of shale. In this case, the cheaper chocolate seems to do better.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Mix in egg yolk.
  4. Ad flour gradually, stirring only to blend.
  5. Add vanilla.
  6. Spread about 1/4 inch thick in lightly buttered 10 x 15" jelly-roll pan.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and while still hot distribute chocolate on top.
  9. When chocolate is soft, spread smoothly over surface.
  10. Sprinkle with nuts.
  11. While still warm, cut into bars.

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