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Easy Christmas Toffee

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As much as I love health, nutrition, running, and all things exercise, that does not mean that I don’t enjoy Christmas cookies and treats as much as the next person. I have enjoyed my sweets this Christmas season, but am ready for a break. Before I rid myself of most of the sugar-coated treats in my house, I had to share a recipe with you all.

This is an old recipe that my mom grew up with. (And mom, don’t worry, you are young the recipe is just old!)

The beauty of this recipe is that it is easy and fast. My mom, Abby and I whipped up three batches within an hour. If that isn’t productive, I don’t know what is.

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Christmas Toffee

3/4 c. Brown Sugar

1/2 c. Butter

1/2 c. Chocolate chips*

1 c. Chopped Pecans

Directions: Boil brown sugar and butter in saucepan for 7 minutes. Start with high boil and turn down to a low boil for majority of time. Once time is done, remove from heat. Spread mixture onto greased cookie sheet. Place chocolate chips on top, cover and let chocolate melt. Once melted, spread chocolate with knife and sprinkle nuts and sprinkles on if desired. Let cool in fridge and break into pieces once hardened. Enjoy!

*I used dark chocolate for the morsels, but you can use any kind.

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Hope you enjoy this as much as I have this Christmas!

What are your favorite Christmas desserts?