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english toffee

Recipe by
Arlene Baker
Imbler, OR

I have been making this toffee for over 40 years it is very good

yield 30 pieces
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For english toffee

  • 1 c
  • 1 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 oz
    chocolate bar
  • 1/2 c
    pecans finely ground up

How To Make english toffee

  • 1
    Combine sugar,butter and water in heavy saucepan.
  • 2
    cook to 300* or hard crack stage stirring constantly.
  • 3
    add vanilla.Pour into buttered 9x9 x1 1/2" pan.Cool 5 minutes then break candy bar 4 1/2 oz.into pieces and put on top let melt then spread evenly over top of candy, sprinkle 1/2 cup finely chopped pecons . let cool completely so chocolate is totally set firm.
  • 4
    my tip for breaking into more even pieces is taking a sharp metal spatula, and take a small hammer and tap into strips and then across to make squares, just makes for prettier candy but you can just break into pieces also Enjoy!!!

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