Toffee Bars made by pouring melted chocolate over a buttery shortbread crust.
Prep Time 20minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 45minutes
Author Cookie Madness
2sticks230 grams unsalted butter, softened
1cuplight or dark brown sugar200 grams
2cupsunbleached all purpose flour260 grams
8ozgood quality dark or milk chocolatechopped up (or some caramel squares)
1/2cupalmondstoasted and chopped
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 13x9 inch metal pan or line with non-stick foil.
Cream the butter, brown sugar, salt, egg yolk and vanilla. Stir in the flour. When flour is blended in, press the dough evenly into the baking pan..
Bake for 20-25 minutes or until lightly browned and set. Immediately cover with chopped chocolate. When the chocolate has softened, spread it with a knife and sprinkle with chopped nuts. Let set for about 20 minutes, then score and cut. For firmer bars, score, then chill before slicing.
Makes 1 13x9 inch pan.
For half batch, use half the ingredients and an 8 inch pan. Bake time should be 18-20 minutes.