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Chocolate Toffee

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Servings: 1
Categories: Candies / Chocolate / Desserts

    Speicher DPXX20A
1  cup  Butter or margarine
1 1/4  cups  Sugar
1/2  teaspoon  Baking soda
6  ounces  Semisweet chocolate pieces
3/4  cup  Pecans or walnuts, finely chopped

1. Line a 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 1" jellyroll pan with foil; lightly butter foil. 2. In medium size heavy saucepan, combine butter and sugar, over medium heat, stir until mixture starts to boil. 3. Simmer over low heat, covered, 3 minutes. 4. Remove cover; continue cooking, stirring occasionally, to 290F on candy thermometer, or until a little dropped into very cold water separates into threads that are hard but not brittle. 5. Remove from heat; quickly stir in soda. Pour onto preparaed pan. 6. Sprinkle with semisweet chocolate pieces; let stand a few minutes to melt chocolate. 7. With spatula, spread chocolate over entire surface; sprinkle with nuts. 8. Refrigerate until firm - about 2 hours. 9. Peel off foil; break candy into large pieces. Makes 1 lb. From McCalls Cookery No. 13

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