Almond Butter Crunch
This is a very tasty and easy recipe. This tasty crunchy treat is like peanut brittle, but with almonds instead. Perfect to have sitting around during a get together, or on the table during holiday dinners. wonderful treat for nibbling, and sharing with your friends. Almond Butter Crunch will be a hit at all your upcoming events. This mouth watering treat will melt in your mouth while providing a nice big crunch.
1. Place chopped almonds on a cookie sheet; toast in moderate oven (375F) 10 minutes, or until lightly golden.
2. Combine butter or margarine, sugar, corn syrup and water in a medium-size heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 300F on candy thermometer. (A teaspoonful of syrup will separate into brittle threads when dropped in cold water.) Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup of the toasted almonds. Pour into a buttered 13x9x2" pan, spreading quickly and evenly; cool. Turn out onto wax paper.
3. Melt chocolate squares in the top of a double boiler over hot water; remove from heat. Spread half the melted chocolate over top of candy; sprinkle with 1/4 cup nuts; let set for about 20 minutes; turn candy over and spread with remaining chocolate and sprinkle with remaining nuts. Let stand until set. Break into pieces. Makes l pound.