Southern Living Toffee

Cathie Valentine


This candy is served at my holiday party each year. I don't think half my friends would come if it wasn't available.

★★★★★ 2 votes
24 or so (they are addictive )
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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1 1/2 c
1 c
1 c
1 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/4 c
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate morsels

How to Make Southern Living Toffee


  • 1Toast pecans at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes, stirring every 5 minutes. Do not burn. Place 1 cup of pecans on lightly greased cookie sheet. (save other 1/2 cup for later)
  • 2In a heavy sauce pan, bring sugar, butter, corn syrup, and water to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. Cook until it reads 290 to 310 degrees on a candy thermometer. (takes about 15 minutes)
  • 3Pour toffee mixture over pecans. Sprinkle with chocolate morsels. Let stand 30 seconds, then spread chocolate over toffee and smooth out. Sprinkle remaining pecans evenly over chocolate/toffee mixture.
  • 4Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour. Break into bite size pieces. Store in air tight container at room temp or in the refrigerator.

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About Southern Living Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #pecans, #toffee

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