How do you choose among the hundreds of toffee recipes available to cooks? Three different kinds of chocolate and a sprinkling of almonds give this quick recipe the edge!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. In a bowl combine chopped almonds, semisweet and milk chocolate pieces, and white baking pieces. Sprinkle half (about 1-1/2 cups) of the nut/chocolate piece mixture over the bottom of prepared baking pan. Sprinkle malted milk powder over mixture in pan.

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  • In a 2-quart heavy saucepan combine butter, sugar, and water. Cook over medium heat to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Clip a candy thermometer to the pan. Cook, stirring frequently, until thermometer registers 290 degree F (soft-crack stage), about 15 minutes. Mixture should boil at a steady rate over the entire surface. (Adjust heat as necessary so that mixture does not boil over.)

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  • Remove from heat; remove thermometer. Pour mixture quickly over nuts and chocolate pieces in pan. Immediately sprinkle remaining nut/chocolate piece mixture over toffee. Cool about 1 hour before breaking into pieces. If necessary, chill 15 minutes or until chocolate is firm. Makes about 2 pounds (36 servings).

Nutrition Facts

137 calories; 10 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 1 g polyunsaturated fat; 4 g monounsaturated fat; 16 mg cholesterol; 65 mg sodium. 57 mg potassium; 12 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 10 g sugar; 2 g protein; 194 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 0 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;

Reviews (2)

28 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 11
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 4
Rating: 4 stars
01/09/2017
Delicious, a hit with the neighborhood trick-or-treaters and house guests!  I sprinkle w/probably 4 tablespoons malt powder on the bottom & add some salt  & vanilla to the toffee for even more richness.
Rating: Unrated
02/05/2014
Where does the Malted milk powder g?o? Last 4 ingredients in sauce pan. I am not a cook. Common sense would be in sauce pan.