2015 Recipe Contest Submissions

English Toffee


1 cup sugar
3/4 cup butter
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup water
milk chocolate melted
1 1’2 cup almonds


Toast almonds lightly in the oven. Grind half and split reminder in halves.
Melt butter, add sugar salt and water.
Cook to the light crack stage ( 285F/ 154C), stirring constantly.
Add the split almonds.
Pour into oiled pan, cookie sheet or slab. Spread thin
Spread melted milk chocolate over top.
Sprinkle half the ground nuts.
Cool. Turn upside down on wax paper.
Spread this side with the chocolate and sprinkle with nuts.
When cold, break into pieces.

Lisa Johnson

My Mom has made this candy for years. This was a recipe in her 4 H book.
As a family it is one of our favorite Christmas candy recipes.
We love the combination of chocolate, nuts and crunch!