Almond Buttercrunch Candy

Recipe by Alia55
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READY IN: 40hrs
SERVES: 56
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    (11 1/2 ounce) packages milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 2
    cups butter
  • 1
    cup blanched slivered almond, divided
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees F
  • Grease a 14 x 18 inch cookie sheet.
  • Sprinkle one package of chocolate chips on prepared pan and place in warm oven until chips melt.
  • Remove from oven, spread melted chocolate over bottom of pan; set aside.
  • In a large heavy saucepan over medium-high heat, combine butter and brown sugar. Stirring constantly, heat to 300 to 310 degrees Fon a candy themometer, or until a small amount of syrup dropped into cold water forms hard, brittle threads. Immediately remove from heat.
  • Stir in 3/4 cup slivered almonds.
  • Pour almond mixture onto pan with melted chocolate; spread mixture evenly.
  • Sprinkle remaining package of chocolate chips over the almond layer and spread chocolate evenly once melted.
  • Sprinkle remaining almonds over chocolate.
  • Cut into squares, or allow to harden in a solid sheet and break it apart like brittle.
  • Cool completely before removing from pan.
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