Almond Crunch Toffee

Almond Crunch Toffee

Almond Crunch Toffee


This recipe has been my claim to fame since I was 14 years old.  One bite and you won’t be able to stop eating it!


Almond Crunch Toffee Recipe

Almond Crunch Toffee

1 ½ tsp. plus 1 cup butter, softened, divided

1 cup sugar

½ cup water

¼ tsp. salt

1 cup sliced almonds

½ tsp. baking soda

8 oz. dark chocolate candy bars, chopped

1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

¼ cup dry roasted peanuts, chopped

3 Tbsp. chocolate-covered coffee beans, halved

4 oz. white baking chocolate, chopped

Line a 13×9 inch pan with foil.  Grease the foil with 1 ½ tsp. butter; set aside.  In a heavy 3 qt. saucepan, melt remaining butter.  Stir in the sugar, water and salt.  Cook over medium heat until a candy thermometer reads 240 F. (soft-ball stage), stirring occasionally.

Stir in almonds.  Cook until candy thermometer reads 300 F. (hard-crack stage), stirring occasionally.  Remove from the heat; stir in baking soda until light and foamy.  Pour into prepared pan.  Sprinkle with chocolate; let stand for 5 minutes.  Carefully spread chocolate; sprinkle with pecans and peanuts.  Cool on a wire rack for 30 minutes.

Sprinkle with coffee beans; press down lightly.  Chill for 1 hour or until chocolate is firm.30 minutes longer or until form.

In a microwave, melt white chocolate, stir until smooth.  Drizzle over candy.  Chill 30 minutes longer or until firm.

Using foil, lift candy out of pan; discard foil.

Break candy into pieces.  Store in an airtight container.                       2 Lbs.

(Recipe for Almond Crunch Toffee came from Taste of Home (


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