English Toffee

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Janie Finney

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@jfinney

This is as close to English toffee as I have ever tasted. I have a great sister-in-law that shared this one with me several years ago and it has been one of my Christmas favorites ever since! It is quick and easy and makes a very nice gift when wrapped in a cute holiday dish!

Rating:
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Comments:
Serves:
Approx. 42 2" X 2" pieces
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
butter
1 c
white sugar
3 Tbsp
hot water
1 Tbsp
corn syrup, light
1 tsp
vanilla extract
3-4
hershey's candy bars
1 c
chopped nuts ( almonds, pecans or a mix)

How to Make English Toffee

Step-by-Step

  • 1Place butter, sugar, water and corn syrup in a heavy pan. Use a candy thermometer and cook over medium high heat to the hard crack stage stirring constantly to prevent burning and sticking. (295 degrees F.)
  • 2Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • 3Spread on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan that has been greased with butter.
  • 4Break Hershey's candy bars over the toffee base and let melt. Spread the chocolate over the toffee base.
  • 5Sprinkle the nuts over the chocolate and place pan in the freezer to cool.
  • 6Once candy has cooled (about 15 minutes) break candy into bite sized pieces.

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About English Toffee

Course/Dish: Candies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: English