Carol Robertson of Bellingham says this candy can be served on beautiful frosted or glass plates for holiday entertaining, "just don't tell your guests the ingredients."
MYSTERY CHOCOLATE TOFFEE
Soda crackers with unsalted tops
1 stick of butter
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
12 ounces chocolate chips
1/2 cup thinly sliced almonds
Line 9- by 13-inch baking dish with foil, bringing up 1 inch on all sides.
Place one layer of soda crackers in bottom of dish.
Melt butter in small pan. Add brown sugar to butter and bring to boil.
Boil for 1 minute while stirring.
Pour syrup over crackers.
Bake at 375 degrees for 7 minutes.
Remove pan from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips.
Return to oven for 1-2 minutes.
Remove from oven and spread melted chocolate evenly over top.
Sprinkle with nuts.
Cool and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Lift from pan and break into pieces.