Chocolate Covered English Toffee with Pecans

Kelly Williams


Christmas at our house would not be the same without homemade toffee! It's so easy to make yet seems to be becoming a lost art. People go crazy for it, and I love to watch their eyes roll back and close, their smiles and the yummy sounds they make when they take their first bite! Priceless!! ;)
(photo from bing images)


★★★★☆ 2 votes

About 2 lbs.
15 Min


  • 1-2 Tbl.
    butter, for greasing cookie sheet
  • 2
    cups butter (4 sticks / 1 lb.), softened
  • 2 cups
  • 1 Tbl.
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 tsp.
  • 1/2 cup
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup
    milk chocolate chips
  • 1 1/2 cups
    ground pecans

How to Make Chocolate Covered English Toffee with Pecans


  1. Grease a 15 x 10 x 1" pan with 1-2 tablespoons butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, melt the remaining butter. Add the sugar, corn syrup and salt; cook and stir over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 295° (hard-crack stage). Quickly pour into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature until cool, about 1 hour.
    In microwave, melt chocolate chips; stir until smooth. Spread over toffee. Sprinkle with pecans. Let stand for 1 hour. Break into bite-size pieces. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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About Chocolate Covered English Toffee with Pecans

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Hashtags: #toffee, #english

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