english walnut toffee

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By Adrienne May
from New Castle, DE

Another great candy for your holiday gift baskets. Hope you enjoy.

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Ingredients For english walnut toffee

  • 1 c
    butter
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 tsp
    light rum
  • 1 c
    walnut pieces
  • 1/2 c
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 c
    chopped walnuts
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How To Make english walnut toffee

  • 1
    Lightly butter a baking sheet(jelly roll pan) and set it aside.
  • 2
    Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar, water and rum.
  • 3
    Once sugar has disolved, add the 1 cup walnut pieces and bring to boil over medium heat until syrup reaches 285 degrees on candy thermometer(about 9 minutes).
  • 4
    Pour toffee onto prepared baking sheet. Using a flat buttered spatula, spread toffee out and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • 5
    While toffee cools, put chocolate chips in glass bowl and microwave for 2 minutes and stir until smooth. Spread evenly over toffee and sprinkle with chopped walnuts.
  • 6
    Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Lift off baking sheet with spatula and break into pieces.
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