Friday, August 26, 2016

Almond Crunch


  • Servings: 2
  • 1 cup blanched slivered almonds
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips


    Preparation Time: 15 mins Cook Time: 30 mins Ready Time: 2 hrs 20 mins

  • preheat oven to 375 degrees f (190 degrees c). arrange almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet. toast in the preheated oven until lightly browned, approximately 5 minutes.
  • line a jelly roll pan with foil.
  • in a heavy saucepan, combine butter, sugar, corn syrup, and water. cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture boils. boil, without stirring, to hard crack stage, 300 degrees f (150 degrees c). remove from heat.
  • working quickly, stir in almonds, and pour mixture into foil lined jelly roll pan; tip pan from side to side to spread candy evenly in pan. sprinkle chocolate chips over candy brittle. let stand about 5 minutes, or until shiny and soft. spread chocolate evenly over candy. cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 1 hour. break into bite-size pieces.

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