Rating: 4 stars
17 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 13
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 3

Mom used to make this every Christmas that I can remember. We kids used to look forward to it. Now I make it for my family.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
16
Yield:
1 pound
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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 baking sheet, and set aside.

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  • Melt margarine in 2 quart saucepan. Add sugar, and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Stir in water and corn syrup. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, to 270 degrees F (132 degrees C).

  • Remove from heat, and quickly stir in 1/2 of the chopped nuts. Spread onto the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle chocolate over hot candy; when it begins to melt, spread evenly over the top.

  • Finely chop remaining almonds and sprinkle over candy. Refrigerate until firm. Break into small pieces to serve.

Nutrition Facts

244 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 20.4g; fat 18g; cholesterol 1.7mg; sodium 132.4mg. Full Nutrition
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