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Chocolate Toffee Bars

Chocolate Toffee BarsThis crunchy, chewy cookie bar is glazed with chocolate and sprinkled with chopped toasted pecans.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, firmly packed
1 egg yolk
1 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, firmly packed
1/2 cup light corn syrup
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 (1 ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend
1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Lightly spray a 13x9x2-inch baking pan with vegetable cooking spray.
  2. Beat 1/4 cup butter and 1/2 cup Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended. Add egg yolk beating until blended. Add flour and salt; beat on low speed until blended. Press mixture into bottom of prepared pan.
  3. Bake crust 12 to 14 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan on a wire rack.
  4. Toffee Directions: Combine 1/4 cup butter, Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend, corn syrup, evaporated milk and vanilla in medium saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend dissolves. Bring mixture to a boil over medium heat and cook until candy thermometer reaches or 265°F /125°C (about 10 minutes). Pour mixture over crust and spread evenly. Bake 10 additional minutes. Cool 5 minutes on a wire rack.
  5. Topping Directions: Combine chocolate squares and Splenda® Brown Sugar Blend in top of a double boiler; bring water to a boil. Cook until chocolate melts and mixture is blended. Drizzle (or spread) over toffee. Sprinkle with chopped pecans. Cool completely on wire rack. When chocolate is firm, cut into bars or diamond shapes. Store in an airtight container.


Makes 30 bars.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 bar): Calories 160 | Calories from Fat 70 | Fat 8g (sat 3.5g) | Cholesterol 15mg | Sodium 30mg | Carbohydrates 20g | Fiber 1g | Sugars 14g | Protein 2g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.