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This English Toffee Recipe is so SUPER, SUPER SIMPLE and it only requires 4 ingredients! This is my absolute favorite candy! If I could only eat one candy this would be it!

I see recipes all over for English toffee but those recipes include saltine crackers in them. Toffee is so super simple to make why would you waste a glorious candy like that by adding crackers? Here is our version of English Toffee From our Dining On A Dime Cookbook. Try it and you will wonder why you never made it from scratch before!

English Toffee Recipe With Just 4 Ingredients

English Toffee Recipe

1 cup nuts, chopped  (pecans or walnuts are best) *
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup butter 
1/2 cup chocolate chips

Butter an 8×8 inch pan. Spread the nuts in the bottom of the pan. On medium heat, bring the sugar and butter to a boil and boil 7 minutes. Spread into the pan. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top. Let it sit a few minutes. When melted, spread evenly. Let cool before cracking into pieces. Makes 24 pieces.


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