You can have Toffee Squares using 8 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you achieve it.
Ingredients of Toffee Squares
- It’s 1 cup (2 sticks) of unsalted butter, at room temperature.
- You need 1 cup of firmly packed light brown sugar.
- You need 1 of large egg yolk.
- It’s 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.
- It’s 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
- It’s 2 cups of all-purpose flour.
- You need 7-8 ounces of milk chocolate, broken into pieces, or 1 1/2 cups milk chocolate chips.
- It’s 1 cup of chopped almonds, toasted (optional).
Toffee Squares instructions
- Preheat the oven to 350°F. Line a 9-by-13-inch baking pan with parchment..
- Prepare the crust. In a large bowl, with an electric mixer, beat together the butter and sugar on medium speed until light, about 2 minutes. Beat in the egg yolk, vanilla, and salt. On low speed, gradually beat in the flour just until mixed. The dough will be stiff. Pat the dough evenly over the bottom of the baking pan..
- Bake in the center of the oven until pale gold on top, about 20 minutes..
- Remove the pan from the oven and scatter the chocolate pieces evenly over the crust. Return the pan to the oven for 1 minute. Remove the pan again and, using a knife, spread the chocolate evenly over the crust. Sprinkle evenly with the almonds if desired..
- Let cool completely in the pan on a wire rack. Then gently lift the parchment so that the bars can be placed on a flat cutting surface. Using a sharp knife, cut into small squares..