Toffee Nut Slice

Title: Toffee Nut Slice
Categories: Desserts, Christmas
Yield: 30 Servings

3 oz Butter
2 tb Sugar
1/2 ts Vanilla
3/4 c Plain flour
1 oz Butter
1/2 c Sugar
1/3 c Slivered almonds
1 1/2 tb Cream
1 1/2 tb Plain flour
4 oz Dark chocolate
1 oz Solid white vegetable-

Step l: Line a 11 x 7 inch dish with aluminum foil. Beat butter, sugar and
vanilla until light and fluffy. Add sifted flour, mix to a firm dough;
knead dough lightly into smooth round shape. Press dough into base of
prepared baking dish, bake in moderate oven 10 minutes.

Step 2: Put butter, sugar, almonds, cream and flour into saucepan, stir
over low heat until butter has melted and sugar dissolved.

Step 3: Spread topping mixture over base, return to moderate oven, bake
further 30 to 35 minutes until light golden brown. Remove from oven, loosen
edges carefully with knife; cool in baking dish.

Step 4: Turn baked mixture out, cut into 1 1/2 inch squares. Put chocolate
and vegetable shortening in top of double boiler, stand over simmering
water until melted, dip biscuits into chocolate mixture diagonally, so that
half the biscuit is coated in chocolate. Source: Dinner Party Cookbook ch.
*Note: This a a rich buttery shortbread which is topped with a crunchy
almond toffee, then dipped in chocolate. Makes approx. 30
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #288

Date: Sun, 20 Oct 1996 13:14:21 -0400

From: Cindy J Hartlin