Dark Chocolate Butter Toffee

Dark Chocolate Butter Toffee
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These satisfying toffee bits are the perfect holiday gift for any sweetie in your life.This recipe is courtesy of Imperial Sugar.
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Total time: 2.2 hours
  • 2 cup sugar, preferably imperial sugar extra fine granulated sugar
  • 2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Grease or line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Toss pecans on pan and bake 8 minutes.
  4. Remove nuts and allow to cool. You can reuse this pan for toffee.
  5. In a medium-sized pot, add sugar, butter, and salt.
  6. Allow butter to melt and come to a gentle boil.
  7. Simmer on a low boil for 13-15 minutes or until toffee mixture is a dark amber color.
  8. If you are using a candy thermometer, cook to 290°F to 300°F, or "hard crack” stage. Once at this point, remove from heat and stir in vanilla.
  9. Pour hot toffee mixture on prepared baking pan and allow to set slightly, 2-3 minutes.
  10. Sprinkle chocolate chips on top and allow to sit for 1-2 minutes, then spread softened chocolate into an even layer.
  11. Before chocolate sets, sprinkle top with chopped pecans.
  12. Allow toffee to cool and set for about 2 hours before breaking into pieces.