Almond Roca

Course : Candy
Serves: 1
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1 cup whole almonds
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate pieces
1 cup walnuts -- chopped fine

Preparation / Directions:

Line a 15" jellyroll pan with foil.Arrange the whole almonds in a layer in the pan spacing within 1-1/2 Combine butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over medium-high heat to hard crack stage (300 degrees), stirring constantly. Pour mixture immediately over almonds. Let cool completely. Break into large pieces. Place the chocolate in the top of a double boiler. Melt. Dip each piece of candy into chocolate. Holding candy with two forks, coat each piece in walnuts. Place on wax paper. Store in fridge.


Nutritional Information:

4551 Calories (kcal); 379g Total Fat; (71% calories from fat); 80g Protein; 259g Carbohydrate; 497mg Cholesterol; 2433mg Sodium

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