Almond Roca

Amy Herald


Did you know that Almond Roca is a brand of candy. It's a chocolate-covered, almond butter crunch or a hard toffee with a coating of ground almonds that is manufactured by the Brown & Haley Co. of Tacoma, Washington, founded in 1914 by Harry Brown and J.C. Haley.


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20 Min
1 Hr
Stove Top


How to Make Almond Roca


  1. Melt butter in a dutch oven; add sugar and cook over medium high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and boil mixture 5 minutes, stirring frequently until mixture reaches crack stage. (300 degrees)
  2. Line 2 (15x10-inch) pans with wax paper, spray with butter flavored nonstick cooking spray and sprinkle each with 1/2 cup crushed almonds.
  3. Remove from heat and immediately pour onto two buttered aluminum foil covered cookie sheets, spreading to about 1/4 inch thickness. let cool until candy is hard.
  4. Melt chocolate in a top of a double boiler over hot water. Working quickly, spread half of chocolate over cooled candly. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup almonds evenly over top. Lightly press almonds into chocolate. Let stand or refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
  5. When chocolate is firm, break candy into pieces. If stored in refrigerator, allow candy to stand at room temperature 5 minutes before serving. Yield: about 3 1/2 lbs.

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About Almond Roca

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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