Thursday, December 16, 2010

English Toffy

1 cup sugar
2 sticks butter
3 Tbsp water
1 Tbsp Karo Syrup
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup milk chocolate chips
1 cup chopped pecans

1. Bring sugar, butter, Karo and water to boil  on medium heat until it turns caramel brown at 290-300 degrees using candy thermometer. (Butter will burn if cooked too long.) 
2. Remove from heat. Add vanilla, stir. 
3. Butter or spray Pam in 8 x 8 cake pan.
4. Spread chopped pecans in bottom of pan. 
5. Carefully pour the mixture over pecans. 
6. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top of candy. Allow candy to set for a few minutes. As chocolate melts, spread with knife. 
7. Allow to cool and harden.  
8. Shatter like glass to serve.

Obtained from Sharon Shockey