"Fake " Butter Crunch

Carole Davis

By
@rodeo1mom

This chocolate toffee candy was always my favorite growing up as a child and Fanny Farmer made the best. When I married my husband his mother gave me this recipe. I have no idea where it came from but it has been a family favorite for over 40 years.


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Serves:
12
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
finely crished vanilla wafers
1/2 c
firmly packed light brown sugar
1/3 c
butter, melted

TOFFEE

1/2 c
butter
1/2 c
firmly packed light brown sugar

TOPPING

6 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 c
chopped nuts (i use almonds)

Step-By-Step

1Combine wafer crumbs, brown sugar and melted butter thoroughly. Then press into the bottom of a 13 x 9 x 2 pan to make the base

2Bake the base at 350*F for 8 minutes

3While the base is cooking, make the toffee. Combine the butter and sugar in a small sauce pan and heat over medium or medium high heat until it boils. About 1 to 2 min

4Pour over the baked base and retuen to the oven for another 10 min. at 350*F

5Remove from oven and sprinkle with choclate chips. When they begin to melt take a spatula and smooth out the chocolate layer

6Sprinkle with nuts and cool. When cool break into bite size pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom