Toffee Butter Crunch

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  • Yields: 24 (about 2-inch) pieces
  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 12 mins
  • Stand: 3 hrs
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Toffee Butter Crunch
Ingredients
1
cup butter
1
cup sugar
3
tablespoons water
1
tablespoon light-color corn syrup
3/4
cup milk chocolate pieces or semisweet chocolate pieces
1/2
cup chopped nuts, such as almonds, pecans, walnuts, and/or cashews, toasted
Directions
  1. Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending the foil over edges of pan; set pan aside.
  2. In a 2-quart heavy saucepan melt butter over low heat. Stir in sugar, water, and corn syrup. Bring to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Avoid splashing side of saucepan. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thermometer registers 290 degrees F, soft-crack stage (about 12 minutes). Mixture should boil at a moderate, steady rate with bubbles over entire surface. (Adjust heat as necessary to maintain a steady boil and watch temperature carefully during the last 5 minutes of cooking as temperature can increase quickly at the end.) Remove from heat; remove thermometer.
  3. Carefully pour corn syrup mixture into prepared pan; spread evenly. Cool 4 to 5 minutes or until top is just set. Sprinkle evenly with chocolate pieces; let stand for 2 minutes. Spread softened chocolate into an even layer over toffee layer. Sprinkle with nuts; lightly press into chocolate. Let stand at room temperature several hours or until chocolate is set. Use foil to lift candy out of pan; break into pieces. Store with waxed paper between the layers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.
Nutrition Facts (Toffee Butter Crunch)
    Per serving:
  • 141 kcal cal.,
  • 10 g fat
  • (6 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 22 mg chol.,
  • 59 mg sodium,
  • 12 g carb.,
  • 11 g sugar,
  • 1 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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