Tuesday, December 13, 2016


Many families have fun Christmas traditions, and my family is no exception.

Every year, along with a variety of other treats, my mom makes a batch of toffee and shares it with family and friends. It's a great way to welcome the season and make others feel loved with a delicious dessert.

What says "Merry Christmas!" better than butter and sugar (and nuts!) topped with chocolate?



  • Chopped pecans
  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
  1. Butter a cookie sheet and then sprinkle it with chopped pecans.
  2. In a pot, heat the butter and the sugar, stirring constantly. When the butter and sugar start to boil, continue stirring for 7 1/2 to 9 minutes.
  3. Drizzle the mixture over the nuts and sprinkle with the chocolate chips. Cover with foil for 2 minutes.
  4. After the chocolate had time to melt, spread it out with an off-set spatula.
  5. Let it cool and then break it into pieces.

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