Grandma's Famous Christmas Almond Butter Toffee

Recipe by Grannie B
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READY IN: 1hr
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 23
    cups sugar
  • 6
    tablespoons water
  • 8
    ounces milk chocolate candy bars, melted (like Hershey bars)
  • 2 12
    cups sliced almonds, toasted
  • 23
    cup toasted almond, finely chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Melt butter in a heavy 4 quart saucepan. Add sugar syrup and water.
  • Cook mixture, stirring often to hard crack stage (300F on a candy thermometer and medium golden brown)
  • Watch carefully after syrup reaches 230F - do not over cook - it will scorch! - do not under cook - it will not be brittle. Test in cold water - it will be of brittle texture.
  • Quickly stir in the sliced toasted almonds. Turn out on large ungreased cookie sheet or jelly roll pan.
  • Melt chocolate in double boiler over hot water.
  • After candy sets, spread with melted chocolate.
  • Sprinkle finely chopped almonds over soft chocolate.
  • Chill entire candy; then break into sizable pieces.
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