this is the best recipe I have found for toffee- my thermometer broke right before I started- so I didn't use it. Once it came to a boil- I stirred constantly- and allowed to bubble for exactly 12 minutes- I don't even know what the final temperature was... but it turned out to be incredible- foolproof and simple.
dfoden Posted: 12/20/09
kwFLdebbie Posted: 12/06/08
This recipe is an essential one, in my recipe box; especially for any holiday treat! For ease and timeliness , I use my microwave to make the toffee, stirring it after every minutes on high heat . I substitute 1 cup choc chips ( you can use any variety to change up the results !) Sometimes I add chopped dried apricots, or crushed peppermint candies on the top! YUMMMMMMY!
laurinp Posted: 11/25/09
This recipe is awesome for two reasons: taste and presentation! I've never made anything that requires a candy thermometer, so I had no idea how it would turn out. It turned out perfect! I made 2 batches: one with milk chocolate and one with white chocolate. Both were great. Everyone raved over how delicious it was!!!
littlehoneybun Posted: 01/17/11
made this for the family they loved it and then made other batch to give out as gifts and everyone wanted more. We could not stop eating it!
CindsP Posted: 12/31/12
Very disappointed in how this turned out. I planned to bring this to my mother's birthday party tomorrow, and followed the instructions precisely. I did not have a candy themometer, but boiled for 12 minutes, stirring constantly. It turned out like fudge. I wasted nearly $20.00 in ingredients. Extremely disappointed.
wmill3 Posted: 12/16/13
Great pecan toffee. Giving it for gifts this year. HINT: Buy a good candy therometer. You can't judge candy by how long you've cooked it or the color. Altitude and humidity will both affect the cooking time.