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Toffee Bars

Toffee Bars

2 sticks real butter

1 c dark brown sugar

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

2 c flour

6 oz chocolate chips

1/2 c chopped pecans

Cream butter and sugar.  Add egg and vanilla.  Mix well.  Add flour and blend well.  Spread 1/4 inch thick in jelly roll pan, leaving about 1/2 inch space around edges.  Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes.  Immediately after removing from oven, sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over top.  Let stand 2 minutes and then gently spread melted chocolate around.  Sprinkle nuts all over and let cool.  Cut into small bars.

Almond Joy Cookies

Almond Joy Cookies


1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups white sugar
1 1/2 cups brown sugar
4 eggs
3 teaspoons vanilla
4 1/2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
5 cups chocolate chips
2 cups sweetened coconut
2 cups chopped almonds


Pre-heat oven to 375°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets. Combine dry ingredients, set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugars together. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, stir in the vanilla.
Stir in the dry ingredients until well mixed then stir in the chocolate chips, coconut and almonds.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.
Cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.