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almond roca

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Zelda Hopkins
Webb City, MO

This candy takes 2 days to make but it is well worth the wait.It is part of our routine holiday ritual. So if you really want a treat then get your family or friends and have a candy party. We do and its a lot of fun.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 or more
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For almond roca

  • 6 lg
    hershey bars
  • 2 lb
    almonds, whole and slivered
  • 2 lb
    butter, not margarine
  • 4 c
  • 1 lg
    foil wrap

How To Make almond roca

  • 1
    Put together in a saucepan 1 pound of butter and 2 cups of sugar. Boil slowly til mixture reaches the hard crack stage. Spread out on large piece of foil very thin, Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 2
    Melt in a saucepan 3 large hershey bars. Spread over mixture, Sprinkle on more almonds. Cool overnight. Turn over and repeat above process. When completely cool. Break into pieces and eat.
  • 3
    Remember 6 large hershey bars or 1 1/2 pounds. Buy unshelled almonds, they are cheaper. Be sure to have foil and almonds ready before you start cooking as it sets up fast.