Almond Butter Crunch Recipe
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Almond Butter Crunch

1 Cup butter
1 1/3 Cups white sugar
1 Tablespoon light corn syrup
3 Tablespoons water
2 Cups almonds
1 Pound sweet chocolate

Toast the almonds in the oven at 325 degrees for about 20 minutes. Chop in nut grinder.

Melt butter in heavy 2 quart pan. Add sugar, syrup and water. Cook, stirring often over medium heat to hard crack stage, 300 degrees on a candy thermometer. (Or, cook in the microwave for about 11 minutes to 300 degrees.)

Quickly stir in 1 cup of the coarsely chopped almonds. Spread in well greased 13 x 9 inch pan. Cool thoroughly.

Melt 1/2 pound chocolate, pour on candy and frost one side.

Top with 1/2 cup finely chopped almonds. After this sets up firm, turn over onto waxed paper and do the same thing on the other side.

Cut or break into bite size pieces when cool. Store in uncovered containers.


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