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Easy Microwave Toffee

If you are looking for a quick, easy snack to fix, look no further. This is 
a microwave toffee recipe that takes just a few minutes and tastes great!

You'll need:

3/4 cup chopped pecans
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup water
1 t. salt
1/2 cup butter or margarine (1 stick)
3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels
1 buttered baking sheet OR an Exopat Mat (no additional butter required, 
just lay it on your baking sheet)

Sprinkle 1/2 cup of the chopped pecans in a 9" circle on your Exopat mat or on a buttered baking sheet.

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Butter the top edges of a 2 qt. microwave safe casserole and put in the butter, salt, sugar and water. DO NOT STIR.  Put the dish in the microwave on high  for 6 to 8 minutes.  Check it after 7 minutes.  Continue cooking a minute at a time until the mixture just begins to turn tan.  You need to watch it here and remember, DON'T STIR.


Pour the mixture over the top of your pecans.

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Immediately sprinkle the semi-sweet morsels on top and let them sit for 1 minute.

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After 1 minute use a spatula to spread the morsels out.

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Sprinkle the remaining pecans over the top and pop the sheet into the refrigerator to cool completely.

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When the toffee is cooled, simply break it into bite sized pieces -- it won't stick!

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  After I had the toffee off the mat and on a plate it took me just a few seconds with a soapy sponge to clean, rinse and dry my Exopat mat -- I hid the toffee from the guys in my family so I'd have some left for guests.
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This toffee can be put into a resealable bag and frozen for up to a month.  It makes a great gift for a new neighbor and it is sure to please your family as well.   Enjoy!



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