Easy Walnut Toffee!

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I have always been too frightened to make candy.  What with the thermometer, the boiling hot sugar syrup, and the splashing of said boiling hot sugar syrup, etc, etc. A big fat scared candy making baby!

But I come from a long line of pioneer women, really I do.

In looking back there was not much these women were too frightened to do, including making candy. Which during the war, one of them did. It was how they survived financially. The sugar ration was turned into candy for profit, profit, which put other food on the table.

But for me, no way. I bought my candy, thank you very much. Until today. when I found this post, and thought, what a perfect starting place.

Let's make Toffee, shall we?

Easy Toffee!
adapted http://whichname.blogspot.com/

1/2 c butter
3/4 c brown sugar
1 c large broken walnuts (between 1/4 - 1/2 inch in size)
1/2 c chocolate chips

Butter (or spray with Pam) the bottom and sides of an 8" pan, scatter walnuts over the bottom. Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat, add brown sugar. Over medium heat continue to stir while mixture boils for 6-7 minutes.

I found with my stove I had to turn down the setting slightly as the mixture cooked, so it would not get too hot and burn. This is hot, be careful with the spattering and choose a large flat bottomed pan.

Pour cooked toffee evenly over the walnuts, rotate pan gently for candy to go to the corners. Sprinkle with the chips, let sit one minute, spread chocolate to cover the entire surface.

I think the hardest part of this recipe is waiting for it to cool!

When cool, break into pieces.

Since I was making this for a gift, I used a springform pan for easy removal. A quick wrap in gift wrap and a bow, and I will be done. 

Food gifts are such fun,  so is making this for the family, don't forget that part!

Simple to make, Easy Walnut Toffee.

Homemade Toffee with Walnuts, easy and delicious! Make some today.
Toffee, ready to break into serving pieces.

As the hours count down, I hope all is happy and good for you and your loved ones! 


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  1. Look nummy Mom. Can't wait to try it. :-)

  2. Great post, and a really delicious looking recipe!

  3. I enjoy making homemade toffee too. It looks like yours came out great. Just to let you know, I'll be having a CSN giveaway on my blog next week Monday, so be sure to check back then for a chance to enter.


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