Hazelnut-Chocolate Toffee

Hazelnut-chocolate Toffee Recipe

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1.25 c
unsalted butter
1.25 c
packed light brown sugar
1/4 c
1 Tbsp
1 c
hazelnuts, toasted, skinned, chopped
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
semisweet chocolate chips

How to Make Hazelnut-Chocolate Toffee


  • 1Butter a small baking sheet.
  • 2Melt the butter over low heat in a large heavy saucepan.
  • 3Add the sugar, water, and honey and stir constantly until melted, using a wooden spoon.
  • 4Increase the heat to moderately high and continue cooking for 15 minutes, or until the mixture reaches 290 degrees (hard-ball stage) on a candy thermometer, stirring often with a wooden spatula, scraping the bottom of the pan to make sure the mixture is not sticking.
  • 5Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the chopped nuts and vanilla extract.
  • 6Pour the toffee evenly onto the prepared baking sheet.
  • 7Cool about 5 minutes, until the surface is barely set.
  • 8Sprinkle the top of the toffee with the chocolate chips.
  • 9Let stand about 10 minutes, until the toffee is completely set and the chocolate is melted.
  • 10Spread the chocolate evenly in a thin layer over the toffee.
  • 11Cool completely until the chocolate is firm.
  • 12Break the toffee into rough pieces and store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
  • 13Makes about 1 pound.

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About Hazelnut-Chocolate Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Other Tag: Quick & Easy