Sweet Indulgence: My Love Affair with Almond Butter Crunch

Are you ready to embark on a sweet journey that will delight your senses and leave you craving for more? Today, I invite you to join me as we delve into the irresistible world of “Almond Butter Crunch”. This isn’t just a candy; it’s a sweet symphony of flavors and textures, a testament to the joy of homemade confections, and a cherished memory from my culinary adventures. Let’s get started!

Almond Butter Crunch Recipe

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Almond Butter Crunch

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 2 people
Calories 450 kcal


  • 1 cooky sheet
  • 1 oven


  • Nancy Speicher DPXX20A 1 1/2 c Whole blanched almonds;
  • -chopped 12 oz 1 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 c Sugar
  • 3 tb Light corn syrup
  • 3 tb Water
  • 8 oz Semisweet chocolate squares


  • Place chopped almonds on a cooky sheet; toast in moderate oven (375F) 10 minutes, or until lightly golden.
  • Combine butter or margarine, sugar, corn syrup and water in a medium-size heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 300F on candy thermometer. (A teaspoonful of syrup will separate into brittle threads when dropped in cold water.) Remove from heat; stir in 1 cup of the toasted almonds. Pour into a buttered 13x9x2" pan, spreading quickly and evenly; cool. Turn out onto wax paper.
  • Melt chocolate squares in the top of a double boiler over hot water; remove from heat. Spread half the melted chocolate over top of candy; sprinkle with 1/4 cup nuts; let set for about 20 minutes; turn candy over and spread with remaining chocolate and sprinkle with remaining nuts. Let stand until set. Break into pieces. Makes l pound. From Family Circle 11/72 Homemade Candies


Keyword margarine, Whole blanched almonds

About Almond Butter Crunch

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The ‘Almond Butter Crunch’ is a delightful concoction of buttery toffee, crunchy almonds, and smooth chocolate. It’s a treat that encapsulates my passion for creating delightful sweets and sharing them with loved ones. The rich buttery flavor, the satisfying crunch of almonds, and the velvety chocolate all come together to create a candy that is truly a joy to savor.

Cooking Tips

  • Use quality ingredients: Fresh, high-quality butter, almonds, and chocolate make a significant difference.
  • Monitor the toffee: Cooking the toffee to the right temperature is crucial for the perfect texture.
  • Toast the almonds: Toasting enhances the nutty flavor of the almonds.
  • Temper the chocolate: Properly tempered chocolate gives a glossy finish and a satisfying snap.

Serving Suggestion

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Serve the Almond Butter Crunch at room temperature. It makes a delightful dessert or a sweet snack for any time of the day. It’s also a perfect homemade gift for special occasions.


  • What type of chocolate works best for Almond Butter Crunch? While semi-sweet chocolate is commonly used, you can also experiment with milk chocolate or dark chocolate according to your preference.
  • Can I use other nuts instead of almonds? Absolutely! Feel free to customize the recipe with your favorite nuts like pecans or hazelnuts.
  • How should I store the Almond Butter Crunch? Store the Almond Butter Crunch in an airtight container at room temperature. It should stay fresh for about 2 weeks.
  • Can I make this candy vegan? Yes, you can substitute the regular butter with a vegan butter or coconut oil, and use a vegan chocolate.
  • Can I freeze the Almond Butter Crunch? While it’s not necessary to freeze Almond Butter Crunch, you can do so if you want to extend its shelf life. Just ensure to wrap it well to prevent moisture.

The ‘Almond Butter Crunch’ is more than just a candy; it’s a celebration of sweet indulgence, a testament to the joy of homemade confections, and a delightful treat that brings happiness with every bite. So, gather your ingredients, put on your apron, and let’s create some sweet memories. Happy cooking!

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