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Triple-Nut Toffee

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36

Perfect for a holiday gift, these chocolates go together fast, with melted chocolate blended with three kinds of nuts. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1/3
cup chopped pecans
1/3
cup slivered almonds
1/3
cup cashew halves and pieces
1/2
packed brown sugar
1/2
cup granulated sugar
1
cup butter or margarine
1/4
cup water
1/2
cup semisweet chocolate chips

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil. Spread nuts in pan. Bake uncovered 6 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light brown. Pour into small bowl; set aside. Set aside pan with foil to use in step 3.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in heavy 2-quart saucepan, cook sugars, butter and water over medium-high heat 4 to 6 minutes, stirring constantly with wooden spoon, until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil 20 to 25 minutes, stirring frequently, until candy thermometer reaches 300°F or small amount of mixture dropped into ice water forms a hard brittle strand.
  • 3
    Stir in 1/2 cup of the nuts; immediately pour toffee into same foil-lined pan. Quickly spread mixture to 1/4-inch thickness with rubber spatula. Sprinkle with chocolate chips; let stand about 1 minute or until chips are completely softened. Spread softened chocolate evenly over toffee. Sprinkle with remaining nuts.
  • 4
    Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chocolate is firm. Break into pieces. Store in tightly covered container.

Expert Tips

  • For an extra-decadent dessert, sprinkle broken pieces of toffee over ice cream.
  • You can use whatever chocolate is your favorite in this tasty toffee—dark, milk, white—it's your call.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Piece
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
12%
Saturated Fat
4g
19%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
40mg
2%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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