Rating: 4 stars
221 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 140
  • 4 star values: 34
  • 3 star values: 18
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 21

This candy tastes wonderful and takes about 15 minutes to make. My sister and I did three batches in an hour one year for Christmas. I use a cast iron skillet and some times just a few of the almonds to help gauge the readiness.

Recipe Summary

prep:
5 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
16 servings
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Butter a 10x15 inch jellyroll pan.

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  • Melt butter in a heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar and water. Bring to a boil and add almonds. Cook, stirring constantly until nuts are toasted and the sugar is golden. Pour the mixture into the prepared pan; do not spread.

  • Immediately sprinkle the chocolate chips on top. Let stand for a minute, then spread the chocolate over the top. Let cool completely, then break into pieces.

Nutrition Facts

222 calories; protein 0.9g; carbohydrates 22.6g; fat 15.5g; cholesterol 30.5mg; sodium 82.9mg. Full Nutrition
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