English Toffee

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Jul. 02, 2012

Delicious, crunchy English Toffee is a perfect treat for the Holidays!


Sticks of butter 2 Medium
Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Semi sweet chocolate/Milk chocolate 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (morsels)
Crushed pecans 3/4 Cup (12 tbs)



1. In a heavy sauce pan, add the butter, sugar, water and salt.

2. Cook the mixture stirring it continuously to the hard crack stage. Use candy thermometer to check the temperature. It should be 300 degrees.

3. Pour the mixture immediately into an ungreased 13x9 pan and spread out evenly.

4. Sprinkle the semi sweet or milk chocolate morsels.

5. As the morsels melt, spread evenly with a knife or a spatula.

6. Sprinkle the crushed pecans on top.

7. Chill in refrigerator for an hour or until it sets up.

8. Remove from pan into wax paper and break it into pieces.


9. Serve right away.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 439Calories from Fat 298

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.3%

Saturated Fat 11 g55%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 130 mg5.42%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 33 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet