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Spicy Toffee Triangles

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Spicy toffee triangles are spicy and nutty toffees that can be served as fun desserts anytime. Baked in the oven with a flour, eggs and sugar batter flavored with vanilla and cinnamon, the spicy toffee triangles are topped with walnuts and served or stored in the freezer.
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , separated
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
Directions

Heat oven to 275°.
Mix butter, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla.
Stir in flour, salt and cinnamon.
Spread evenly in ungreased jelly roll pan, 15 1/2XI0 1/2X I inch.
Brush dough with unbeaten egg white.
Sprinkle walnuts on top; press into dough.
Bake 1 hour.
While warm, cut into 2 1/2 inch squares, then cut each square diagonally in half.
Cool.
(Can be served immediately.) Wrap, label and freeze.
VARIATIONS Hawaiian Spice Triangles:
Substitute 1 teaspoon ginger for the cinnamon and 1/4 cup chopped salted macadamia nuts and 1/4 cup flaked coconut for the 1 cup chopped walnuts.
Greek Triangles: Substitute 1 teaspoon ground cardamom for the cinnamon and 1 can (5 ounces) diced roasted almonds for the 1 cup chopped walnuts.
Orange-ChocolateTriangles: Substitute 1/2 teaspoon cloves and 1 tablespoon grated orange peel for the cinnamon and 2 packages (6 ounces each) semisweet chocolate pieces for the 1 cup chopped walnuts.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Servings: 
4

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