Christmas Toffee

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Christmas Toffee

christmastree toffee

 

Christmas Toffee
~ From oh shabby by denise from pintrest

 

Ingredients

1 cup unblanched (skin on) whole almonds
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 (12 oz.) package milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
1/4 cup finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Toast almonds by spreading them in a single layer on a plate and microwaving on high for 2-3 minutes (stir after each minute).
  2. On foil-lined baking sheet, arrange almonds in a single layer over an area measuring approx. 13×9 inches.
  3. In a heavy 2-quart saucepan combine butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt.
  4. Cook over med-high heat, stirring constantly with a clean, dry wooden spoon till butter is melted.
  5. Continue cooking and stirring for approx. 7-10 min. till candy is the color of the brown skin of the almonds; it will start smoking slightly.
  6. Immediately pour candy, without scraping pan, over almonds, covering all nuts.
  7. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over the hot candy.
  8. Wait 1 minute and spread the melted chocolate until it is smooth.
  9. Sprinkle with pecans.
  10. Let cool and break into pieces.
  11. Store in a tightly covered container in cool place or refrigerator.
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