STREAMING NOW: Lorraine's Fast, Fresh and Easy Food

Butter Toffee-Nut Bars

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“These are wonderful. Caramelly and nutty on a buttery crust!”
READY IN:
1hr 45mins
YIELD:
40 bars
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 370F (175C); line 9”x13” pyrex baking dish with foil.
  2. For pastry: In mixer, cream butter; add sugar and lemon peel and beat until light and fluffy; combine flour, salt and cornstarch in small bowl; mix to blend; add to butter and mix just until dough starts coming together; press dough into baking dish, forming 1 inch high edges; pierce all over with fork.
  3. Bake until starting to colour, piercing with fork if pastry begins to puff during baking, about 40 minutes; remove from oven, maintaining oven temperature.
  4. For topping: Combine butter, brown sugar and honey in saucepan; whisk over medium-high heat until mixture comes to boil; boil without stirring until mixture thickens and bubbles enlarge, about 1 minute; mix in almonds and hazelnuts; remove from heat and stir in cream; spread topping in crust; bake until caramel bubbles, about 20 minutes.
  5. Cool in pan, on rack; remove from pan, using foil as aid; cut into 1 1/2 inch squares; keep in an air-tight container.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a
SORT BY: