On Line Cookbook

Crunchy Butter Toffee

Recipe Information

Serves/Makes:1 lb. or more

  • 1 cup (225 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 tsp (2 ml) salt
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) water
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) butter
  • 1/4 chopped walnuts
  • 12 oz (336 grm) chocolate chips
  • Combine sugar, salt, water and butter.
  • Cook to light-crack stage (285 degrees (150 C.) on a candy thermometer).
  • Add chopped walnuts and pour into a well buttered cookie sheet.
  • Cool.
  • Melt 6 oz (168 grm). of chocolate chips.
  • Spread on top.
  • Cool.
  • Turn toffee.
  • Melt the rest of the chocolate chips and spread on the other side of toffee.
  • When chocolate has cooled, break toffee into pieces.
For variation press chopped or sliced almonds or other nuts into chocolate coating on toffee before it cools (substituting the same nuts for the walnuts in the toffee itself).