English Walnut Toffee

English Walnut Toffee Recipe

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Adrienne May


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

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1 c
1 c
2 Tbsp
1 tsp
light rum
1 c
walnut pieces
1/2 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/3 c
chopped walnuts

How to Make English Walnut Toffee


  • 1Lightly butter a baking sheet(jelly roll pan) and set it aside.
  • 2Melt butter in medium saucepan over low heat. Stir in sugar, water and rum.
  • 3Once 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).
  • 4Pour toffee onto prepared baking sheet. Using a flat buttered spatula, spread toffee out and allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  • 5While 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.
  • 6Refrigerate for 30 minutes. Lift off baking sheet with spatula and break into pieces.

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About English Walnut Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: English
Other Tag: Quick & Easy