Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - English Toffee

English Toffee

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From the kitchen of Dora Grimm

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Recipe Details

Total Time:
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Tags: Gluten‑free, Kid friendly, Travels well


1 cup butter (Do not substitute)
1 cup sugar
1 square semi-sweet chocolate


  1. Combine butter and sugar and cook over high heat stirring constantly until 290 degrees F.

  2. Pour onto cookie sheet lined with waxed paper.

  3. Cool.

  4. Melt semi-sweet chocolate and spread over cooled toffee.

  5. Break into bit size pieces.


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aubreesmomma says:

Never made toffee before & now I can't stop!! I added crushed pecans just before pouring out mixture on 1 batch & on the next batch I crushed Werther's Coffee candies & added it to the mixture! Both are sooo good! I highly recommend using Gihardeli Baking Chips in milk chocolate for the top.

12/19/2013 10:51:03 PM

Angele2099 says:

Very yummy and so easy to make!

11/29/2012 7:50:35 PM

Raylene says:

Can't believe this has not had any reviews yet. I have used this recipe for the past 3 years. It is so easy and tastes wonderful. It is also great anytime of the year. Definately a 5 star

11/17/2012 6:21:52 PM

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