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“This recipe was printed on a Challenge butter package. Being a coffee lover I had to try it. I have never found a candy recipe that yields a tastier treat.”
1 1/2 pounds

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare 9" x 13" pan by lining with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  2. Melt butter over medium heat in heavy 2 to 3 quart saucepan.
  3. Stir in sugar, corn syrup and espresso.
  4. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until sugar is dissolved and mixture come to a boil.
  5. Clip on candy thermometer and continue to stir occasionally until temperature reaches 300°F (hard crack stage).
  6. Pour mixture into prepared pan.
  7. Sprinkle with chocolate chips, wait 2 minutes; spread chocolate evenly over candy.
  8. (If uniform piece size desire, score candy into 1-inch square pieces with table knife.) Sprinkle nuts over chocolate, shaking dish from side to side to coat.
  9. Gently press nuts into chocolate.
  10. Let candy stand at room temperature to cool completely.
  11. Break into pieces.
  12. Store in an airtight container.

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