English Toffee


This English toffee tastes wonderful and is very easy to make. My sister and I made three batches in an hour one year for Christmas.

close up view of a pile of English Toffee with almonds
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 cup unsalted butter

  • 1 ¼ cups white sugar

  • 2 tablespoons water

  • ¼ cup slivered almonds

  • 1 cup chocolate chips


  1. Butter a 10x15-inch jellyroll pan.

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

  3. Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips onto hot sugar mixture. Spread chocolate over the surface as it melts. Let cool completely before breaking into pieces.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

222 Calories
16g Fat
23g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 222
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 31mg 10%
Sodium 83mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 21g
Protein 1g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 54mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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