Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons water
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 1⁄2 cups white chocolate chips
- 1⁄2 cup chopped macadamia nuts, toasted
- Line a 15xl0xl-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan; set aside.
- Butter the sides of a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
- Melt the 1 cup butter in saucepan.
- Add sugar, the water, and corn syrup.
- Cook and stir over medium high heat until mixture boils.
- Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan.
- Reduce heat to medium; continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate, stirring frequently, until thermometer registers 290°F, soft-crack stage (about 15 minutes).
- (Adjust heat as necessary to maintain a steady boil.) Watch carefully after 280 degrees F.
- to prevent scorching.
- Remove pan from heat; remove thermometer.
- Stir in vanilla.
- Pour candy into the prepared pan, spreading quickly to about 1/4-inch thickness.
- (Toffee will not cover surface of pan.) Let candy stand for 2 to 3 minutes or just until set.
- Sprinkle with white baking pieces.
- Let stand for 1 to 2 minutes.
- When baking pieces are soft, spread over candy.
- Sprinkle with nuts, pressing lightly into melted white chocolate.
- Chill in the refrigerator about 20 minutes or until firm.
- Use foil to lift candy out of pan.
- Break candy into pieces about 2 inches in size.
- Store candy in a tightly covered container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.
This is an awesome recipe that I make every year. It is a different from your everyday Christmas treats, yet one of our favorites. Very easy to make! Thanks!