English Toffee Recipe

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English Toffee
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  • 1 lb butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 6 tsp water
  • 1 lb pecan pieces


  1. Place a piece of foil that is big enough to cover a 9 X 13 jelly roll pan (like a cookie sheet with sides).
  2. Spray the foil with cooking spray.
  3. Sprinkle pecan pieces evenly on foil.
  4. Melt butter, sugar (both the two cups and 1 tablespoon of sugar), Karo syrup, and water in pan on stovetop.
  5. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  6. Turn to medium heat and stir continuously until a candy thermometer says between 290 and 300 degrees or caramel in color.
  7. Pour mixture over the pecans.
  8. Spread evenly over the pecans.
  9. Evenly distribute chocolate chips over toffee.
  10. Let the chocolate chips melt on toffee for 5 to 10 minutes.
  11. Use fork or spoon to spread melted chocolate chips over toffee.
  12. Sprinkle 1 cup chopped walnuts on top of chocolate mixture.
  13. Refrigerate until chocolate is firm.
  14. Break toffee into pieces.
  15. Store in an airtight container.
  16. 30 minutes preparation and cooking time does not include the time it takes to cool and the chocolate to harden on top.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 878.58 Kcal (3678 kJ)
Calories from fat 667.56 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 74.17g 114%
Cholesterol 81.25mg 27%
Sodium 116.49mg 5%
Potassium 302.82mg 6%
Total Carbs 53.61g 18%
Sugars 22.42g 90%
Dietary Fiber 4.13g 17%
Protein 8.55g 17%
Vitamin C 0.6mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 13%
Iron 2.2mg 12%
Calcium 59.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 591.25 Kcal (2475 kJ)
Calories from fat 449.24 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 49.92g 114%
Cholesterol 54.68mg 27%
Sodium 78.39mg 5%
Potassium 203.79mg 6%
Total Carbs 36.08g 18%
Sugars 15.09g 90%
Dietary Fiber 2.78g 17%
Protein 5.75g 17%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 13%
Iron 1.5mg 12%
Calcium 39.9mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 23
  • 25

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • good source of fiber

Bad Points

  • High in Total Fat

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