Rich, chocolate almond toffee to add toa festive candy platter or for holiday gift-giving.
Recipe: Holiday Toffee
1/2 cup boiling water 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar 1 cup granulated sugar 1/3 cup light corn syrup 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup butter 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup toasted chopped almonds
Combine boiling water, brown sugar, sugar,light corn syrup, and salt in a saucepan. Stir until dissolved.Cook, covered, over high heat for 2 minutes, or until steam washesthe sugar crystals from the side of the pan. Cook uncovered,to 240°F (115°C) on a candy thermometer, the firm-ballstage; do not stir. Add butter then cook to 300°F (150°C)on a candy thermometer, the hard-crack stage; do not stir. Pourinto a lightly buttered 13 x 9-inch baking dish; let stand untilfirm.
In a double-boiler, melt chocolate chipsover low heat.
Blot toffee with a paper towel then spreadwith half of the melted chocolate chips. Sprinkle with 1/2 cupchopped toasted almonds. Invert onto a wax paper lined bakingsheet. Spread with remaining melted chocolate and sprinkle withremaining almonds. Let stand until the chocolate is set thenbreak into pieces.
Makes 24 pieces.
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