English Toffee Recipe


1 cup butter (only real butter can be used in this recipe)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 semi-sweet chocolate baking squares or 1/2 cup chocolate chips
1 cup coarsely broken pecans


1 .In heavy saucepan, combine butter, sugar, water, and salt.
2. Cook to hard-crack stage (300°F) stirring constantly and watching carefully.
3. Immediately pour into ungreased 13″x9″ pan.
4. Cool until hard.
5. Melt chocolate over hot, but not boiling water.
6. Spread over toffee; sprinkle with nuts, pressing them into chocolate.
7. Let stand 2-3 hours or chill 30 minutes.
8. Break into bite-size pieces.