Homemade Toffee

Recipe by puppitypup
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 42 pieces


  • 1
    lb butter (not margarine)
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 2
    teaspoons light corn syrup
  • 5
    tablespoons water
  • 12
    ounces milk chocolate chips or 12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 18
    1/8 cup pecans or 1/8 cup almonds


  • Melt butter over low. Spread foil over cookie sheet and brush with some of the melted butter.
  • Add sugar, corn syrup, water and nuts to butter in pan and slowly bring to a boil. (Turn heat up by 1/2 increments every few minutes until reaches medium low.).
  • Watch for 298 degrees (soft crack stage) on a candy thermometer. pour onto the foil and quickly spread and reshape.
  • Let set for two minutes, then immediately sprinkle half (measure!) of the chocolate chips on top.
  • After another 2 minutes, spread the now softened chocolate chips and sprinkle with half the nuts.
  • Flip onto foil covered second cookie sheet and immediately sprinkle remaining chocolate chips on top. Wait 2 minutes then spread chocolate and sprinkle nuts.
  • When completely cool, break into pieces and store in tightly covered container.