Grandma's Buttery Toffee
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup white syrup (Karo)
3 Tablespoons water
Combine these ingredients in a heavy bottom sauce pan and cook over medium heat to 300 degrees (hard crack stage).
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
Pour the mixture onto a buttered baking sheet and place on top:
4 large chocolate bars
3/4 cup slivered almonds
Once the candy cools, we break into random pieces and store it in air tight containers between layers of wax paper. You can score the candy making nicely shaped bars or squares, but I have never been that patient:)
This toffee recipe has passed through the years and remains a holiday staple at every family gathering, often tucked in jars and shared as a gift under the tree. Tell me some of your favorite holiday treats..I would love to hear about them.