Pan size one 13×9″ pan Total time: 30 minutes + chilling
For the Crust; Combine
2 cups vanilla wafer cookies, crushed
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup unsalted brown sugar, melted
1 stick unsalted butter, melted (1/2 cup)
1/2 cup light brown sugar
For the Topping
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup of chopped nuts (almonds, pecan, or walnuts)
1. Preheat oven to 350 F; butter a 13×9″ glass baking dish
2. CRUST cookies in a resealable plastic bag using a rolling-pin or a food processor. Combine crushed cookies, brown sugar, & melted butter in a bowl.
3. Press the mixture into the prepared dish, using a measuring cup to “tamp” it down. Bake for 8 minutes, or until set. MELT 1 stick butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar together in a saucepan, stirring to blend. Bring the mixture to a boil and boil 1 minute without stirring.
4.Immediately pour the mixture over the hot crust, then return the pan to the oven. Bake an additional 10 minutes, remove, and cool for 2 minutes.
6.SPRINKLE the chocolate chips over the toffee; let stand until they’re glossy for 5 minutes. Spread the chocolate over the chocolate using an offset spatula, then sprinkle with nuts on top. Cool bars completely.
7. Remove toffee from pan. To break it into pieces, insert the tip of a pairing knife into the toffee and twist the knife. Happy Baking !