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Pumpkin Spice Pecan Toffee
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Pumpkin Spice Pecan Toffee

This pumpkin spice toffee with pecans can be made with semi-sweet, milk or dark chocolate. Makes about 2 pounds.
Course: Candy
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 pounds
Author: Cynthia

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup unsalted butter 2 1/2 sticks
  • 2 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cup pecans toasted and coarsely chopped
  • 1/2 cups pecans toasted and finely chopped
  • 8 ounces dark chocolate chips or chopped chocolate
  • 1 Tablespoon pumpkin pie spice

Instructions

  • Line a 10" x 15" jelly roll pan with a silicon baking mat, or butter the bottom of the pan.
  • Spread 1 1/2 cups toasted pecans over baking sheet.
  • Clip a candy thermometer on large, heavy bottomed sauce pan. Over medium heat, bring butter, sugar, salt and water to a boil. Continue cooking, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, until temperature reaches between 305 degrees F. and 315 degrees F. Keep an eye on it as it can quickly burn. Remove from heat and stir in pumpkin spice.
  • Carefully pour mixture over toasted nuts, spreading with a spatula to cover nuts.
  • Wait a few minutes then sprinkle chocolate over hot toffee, letting it melt. Use a spatula to spread chocolate over toffee.
  • Sprinkle 1/2 cup finely chopped and toasted nuts over warm chocolate and refrigerate until hard.
  • Break toffee into pieces.
  • Toffee does not need to be refrigerated once it has set.