english toffee

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Vickie Buettner
Anthon, IA

Seems I only make this at Christmas time. It is very good and the recipe doubles easily.

★★★★★ 2
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For english toffee

  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1 c
    butter - not oleo/margarine
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 6 oz
    semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c
    chopped walnuts - optional

How To Make english toffee

  • 1
    Butter a large glass or metal cookie sheet that has sides.
  • 2
    Place sugar, butter and water in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; stir constantly. Cook until mixture reaches 320 degrees Fahrenheit on a candy thermometer.
  • 3
    Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and mix well. Pour onto cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot candy. As chocolate softens, spread over candy, then sprinkle with finely chopped walnuts. When cooled, crack into pieces.