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It’s that time of year again!

Dust off your aprons, go grab a deal on flour and sugar (they’re on sale everywhere this time of year) and preheat the oven.

We’re going to bake some cookies!

We’ve got some cute and delicious Christmas Cookie recipes to share with you. 

Christmas Cookie Recipe Day 10:

Every year my Aunt Kathy would make Christmas Toffee…it took her and Uncle Mark all day to make it…but the melt in your mouth taste is second only to something we will experience once we get to Heaven.

This recipe is a little quicker and a LOT easier (no temperature monitoring). Enjoy!

Christmas Toffee Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups vanilla wafer cookies, crushed
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 stick butter (8 tablespoons)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 8 oz chocolate, chopped (or 1 cup chocolate chips)
  • 1/2 cup nuts (optional)
  • sea salt (optional)

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. To make the crust, crush vanilla wafers in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling pin or bottom of a glass.
  3. Combine crushed cookies with 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/3 cup melted butter.
  4. Press mixture into prepared 9 x 13 glass baking dish, using the bottom of a glass or measuring cup to tamp down the crust.
  5. Bake for 8 minutes, or just until set.
  6. To make the filling, melt 1 stick (8 Tbsp) butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar together in a saucepan, stirring to blend.
  7. Bring mixture to a boil and boil 1 minute without stirring.
  8. Immediately pour filling over hot crust, then return to pan to oven.
  9. Bake bars an additional 10 minutes, remove, and cool for 2 minutes.
  10.  Sprinkle chopped chocolate over toffee and let stand until chocolate is glossy about 5 minutes.
  11. Using a long spatula, spread chocolate to cover toffee.
  12. Sprinkle with nuts and/or sea salt if using.
  13. Cool bars completely. Remove toffee from pan.
  14. To break toffee into pieces, insert a tip of a knife into toffee and twist until it breaks.

(Recipe from mountainmamacooks.com .)

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