English Toffee

by Jen

English Toffee

English Toffee Appetizers dessert, holidays American Print This
Serves: 6-8 Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: N/A calories N/A fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1⁄4 cup water
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares or 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 cup coarsely broken pecans


  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine butter, sugar, water, and salt.
  2. Cook to the hard-crack stage (300°F) stirring with a wooden spoon constantly and watching carefully. 
  3. Immediately pour onto the back of a clean cookie sheet.
  4. Cool until hard.
  5. Melt chocolate over hot, but not boiling water.
  6. Spread over toffee; sprinkle with nuts, pressing them into chocolate.
  7. Let stand 2-3 hours or chill 30 minutes.
  8. Break into bite-size pieces

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