Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - English Toffee

English Toffee

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

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Tags: Contains nuts, Gluten‑free, Good for parties/potlucks


1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
6 ounce package chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Line a 13x9x2" pan with parchment paper.

  2. Sprinkle the bottom of the pan with 1/3 of the pecans.

  3. Cook butter and sugar in heavy pan over medium heat.

  4. Stir with a wooden spoon and cook until it reaches 300 degrees on a candy thermometer.

  5. Pour over the pecans then layer the chocolate chips over the cooked layer and spread evenly.

  6. Sprinkle the rest of the pecans over the chocolate and press into candy.

  7. Cool 1 to 1 1/2 hours in refrigerator then break into irregular pieces.


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Charles01 says:

I made this for the first time the other day and it is amazing!!! My oldest son and I can't stop eating it. Now I have to make another batch!!! Highly recommend.

12/22/2015 4:57:45 AM

anntharp says:

This is the most wonderful recipe! All my friends think I am so talented!

12/18/2013 7:13:33 PM

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