I made this recipe for Christmas gifts and they were a huge hit! I used salted butter and Nestle's Dark Chocolate chips. I did take this off the heat just before the thermometer read 300. It was darkening fast and I didn't want it to scorch -- plus I like toffee that is not really brittle. I kept our portion in the refrigerator in a tightly closed container. This is a great recipe!
Grandma Weiser's English Toffee
- 1 cup butter
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 cup chocolate chips
- 1 cup almonds, sliced
- In a heavy saucepan, combine all ingredients except chocolate chips and nuts. Stirring constantly, cook over medium heat until candy thermometer reads 300 degrees or until candy is thick and golden. Spread on a greased baking sheet, and then sprinkle with chocolate chips. Spread chips evenly until melted and top is completely covered. Sprinkle with almond pieces and refrigerate to set. Break into pieces before serving.
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