Southern Living Toffee

Cathie Valentine

By
@cataharin

This candy is served at my holiday party each year. I don't think half my friends would come if it wasn't available.


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Serves:

24 or so (they are addictive )

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
pecans-chopped
1 c
sugar
1 c
butter
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/4 c
water
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate morsels

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Toast pecans at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Do not burn. Place 1 cup of pecans on lightly greased cookie sheet. (save other 1/2 cup for later)
2
In a heavy sauce pan, bring sugar, butter, corn syrup, and water to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. Cook until it reads 290 to 310 degrees on a candy thermometer. (takes about 15 minutes)
3
Pour toffee mixture over pecans. Sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Let stand 30 seconds, then spread chocolate over toffee and smooth out. Sprinkle remaining pecans evenly over chocolate/toffee mixture.
4
Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Break into bite size pieces. Store in air tight container at room temp or in the refrigerator.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pecans, #toffee