SIMPLE HOMEMADE TOFFEE

 

  • Cooking Time: 90
  • Servings: 32
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 2 c. butter
  • 2 c. white sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 c. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c. finely chopped pecans

Directions

  • In a large heavy bottomed saucepan, combine the butter, sugar and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring until the butter is melted. Allow to come to a boil, and cook until the mixture becomes a dark amber color, and the temperature has reached 285 degrees F (use a candy thermometer). Stir occasionally.
  • While the toffee is cooking, cover a large baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  • As soon as the toffee reaches the proper temperature, pour it out onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle the chocolate over the top, and let it set for a minute or two to soften. Spread the chocolate into a thin even layer once it is melted. Sprinkle the nuts over the chocolate, and press in slightly. Putting a plastic glove on your hand will minimize the mess.
  • Place the toffee in the refrigerator to chill until set. Break into pieces, and store in an airtight container.

Notes

Categories: Toffee 

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