Pieces of buttery almond toffee dipped in semisweet chocolate and rolled in crushed walnuts.
1 cup almonds
1 cup butter
1 cup granulated sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups ground walnuts
- Spread almonds onto a buttered baking/cookie sheet; set aside.
- In a saucepan, combine butter, sugar and salt. Cook over high heat, stirring constantly, for 5 to 7 minutes, or until light brown. Stir in vanilla and immediately pour, without scraping, over the almonds. Cool.
- Meanwhile, in a double boiler, melt chocolate chips, stirring until smooth.
- Break the toffee candy into pieces and dip each into the melted chocolate and then roll in finely ground walnuts; coating evenly. Place on aluminum foil until set.
Makes about 2 dozen pieces.