Spicy Mixed Nut Toffee
1 1/4 cups butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tbsp. light molasses
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. ground allspice
2 cups mixed nuts, toasted and coarsely chopped
5 oz. semisweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
Butter a small rimmed baking sheet.
Melt butter in a heavy medium saucepan
over low heat. Add the next 6
ingredients, stir until sugar dissolves. Attach a clip
thermometer to the pan. Increase heat to medium. Boil until
registers 290 degrees F, stirring slowly, but constantly and
scraping the bottom of
the pan, using a wooden spoon, about 20 minutes. Remove the pan from the
Mix in 1 1/2 cup nuts. Immediately pour candy onto the baking sheet.
to 1/4 inch thickness. Immediately sprinkle chocolate over toffee.
1/2 cup nuts. Chill 1 hour. Break toffee into pieces.