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Crunchy Toffee

crunchy toffee
"Finished Toffee (Recipe)" by Ruthieki is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0



  1. Line a large, rimmed cookie sheet with waxed paper.
  2. Melt butter, water, sugar, and salt in a large skillet or pot over medium high heat.
  3. Boil, stirring rapidly, until mixture starts to turn a deep golden tan (about 20 minutes).
  4. Quickly remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour mixture onto cookie sheet, smoothing with a heat-proof spatula.
  6. Wait 5 minutes, then sprinkle with chocolate. When chocolate is glossy, spread evenly with spatula.
  7. Sprinkle with chopped nuts; press them into the melted chocolate with your hand.
  8. Let toffee harden for 1 - 2 hours and break into bite-sized chunks.

Attribution: Finished Toffee by Ruthie Hansen