Chipotle Chip Toffee

Makes about 3 pounds

A unique garnish for desserts or a great item to package and sell!

Cook Time
15 minutes
Cool Time
1-1/2 to 2-1/2 hours
1 pound butter (no substitutes)
1 pound, 3 ounces sugar
2 fluid ounces Karo® Light Corn Syrup
2 fluid ounces water
1 to 2 teaspoons chipotle chile
1-1/2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract
9 ounces kettle cooked potato chips
6 ounces (1 cup) dark chocolate chips

Combine butter, sugar, corn syrup and water in a large, heavy saucepan.  Heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil.  Insert candy thermometer.  Reduce hea to medium-low and continue to boil until toffee reaches 300ºF, stirring constantly. 

Remove from heat; stir in chipotle and vanilla extract.  Add potato chips, stirring to coat.  Spread mixture out on a lightly greased half sheet tray.  Let cool at least 30 minutes.

Melt the chocolate in the microwave at 60% power for 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 minutes, stirring frequently.  Drizzle over the toffee.  Set aside for 1 to 2 hours to allow chocolate to harden.  Break into pieces.