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English Toffee Recipes


Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
December 7, 2009
English Toffees

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter (do not substitute)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped almonds
  • 4 Hershey bars (1oz. size)
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Directions

Cook butter, sugar, water and vanilla over medium heat, stirring constantly until golden brown. Put 1/3 cup almonds on a buttered 9x9 inch pan. Pour "batter" on top of nuts. Place Hershey bars on top. Spread evenly when chocolate softens. Sprinkle top with remaining 1/3 cup almonds. When completely cool break into pieces.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
October 29, 2008

Sift the powdered sugar, cocoa and salt together. Add butter and cream with sugar and cocoa. Add egg yolks, one at a time.

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Beat well. Add nuts and vanilla. Beat egg whites stiff but not dry and fold into other mixture.

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Diamond Post Medal for All Time! 5,887 Posts
December 3, 2007

Cream butter; gradually add powdered sugar. Add egg yolks, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition. Add chocolate and vanilla. Fold in egg whites and whipped cream. Spread half of vanilla wafers in 10x10 inch pan.

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May 7, 2007

Boil sugar, butter, water and salt for 15 minutes to a hard crack (290 degrees F) stage. Pour into buttered pan. Put Hershey bars in top and as they melt spread evenly over the surface.

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December 6, 2006

I am looking for an English Toffee made with saltine crackers and sweetened condensed milk.

CB from Phoenix, AZ

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By Tricia (Guest Post)
December 7, 20060 found this helpful

I found this. Hope it helps!

INGREDIENTS
4 ounces saltine crackers
1 cup butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans

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DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Line cookie sheet with saltine crackers in single layer.
In a saucepan combine the sugar and the butter. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes. Immediately pour over saltines and spread t cover crackers completely.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the top. Let sit for 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate and top with chopped nuts. Cool completely and break into pieces.

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By Tricia (Guest Post)
December 7, 20060 found this helpful

I found this. Hope it helps!

INGREDIENTS
4 ounces saltine crackers
1 cup butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup chopped pecans
DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Line cookie sheet with saltine crackers in single layer.
In a saucepan combine the sugar and the butter. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.

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Immediately pour over saltines and spread t cover crackers completely.
Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the top. Let sit for 5 minutes. Spread melted chocolate and top with chopped nuts. Cool completely and break into pieces.

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By nancy80501 (Guest Post)
December 7, 20060 found this helpful

recipezaar.com has some very good recipes. I got this one from allrecipies.com. They have other versions also. Have fun making this ! ! !

INGREDIENTS
1 (10 ounce) package saltine crackers
1 cup butter
1 cup light brown sugar
1 (12 ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup slivered almonds
DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Grease a baking sheet. Line baking sheet with saltine crackers, edges touching.
In a medium saucepan, combine butter and brown sugar and cook until mixture reaches 235 degrees F (112 degrees C) or a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a small ball that flattens when placed on a flat surface.

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Pour mixture over crackers and spread evenly.
Bake in preheated oven 15 minutes. Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot toffee. When chips turn glossy, spread evenly with spatula. Sprinkle with almonds. Freeze 20 minutes before serving.

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By Katrina (Guest Post)
November 25, 20070 found this helpful

Are you still interested in the toffee recipe? I see I am a year too late. I have a wonderful recipe with saltine crackers and sweetened condensed milk!! Email me at katrina.garland AT yahoo.com if you are still interested.

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January 19, 2010

How do I make toffee?

By susan ow from Malaysia

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December 21, 2009

I am originally from Waukegan, Illinois. I am looking for the for "English toffee" served in the middle schools during the 60s and 70s. It was easy to make and the recipe was given out in home economics class.

By denver bob

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December 9, 2006

I am looking for Aunt Nancy's Toffee candy recipe.

Darlene from Winnipeg, Manitoba

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December 7, 2009

I am looking for a recipe for English toffee.

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December 7, 2009

Looking for a recipe for a dessert that was called "English Toffee". It was served in our school cafeteria in Waukegan, IL. and we also made it in our home economics class.

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November 17, 2009

Melt butter; add sugar, corn syrup and water. Cook to 300 degrees watching carefully after thermometer reaches 280 degrees F. Quickly stir in coarsely chopped warm nuts.

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