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How to make Mrs. Claus' Almond Roca

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Posted at 6:15 AM, Dec 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-24 10:00:43-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — If you need a last minute holiday dessert, try out this quick and easy recipe from a Christmas expert! For this Foodie Friday, Mrs. Claus shows 23ABC's Kallyn Hobmann how to make her Almond Roca recipe.

Mrs. Claus' Almond Roca

  • 1 lb butter
  • 1.5 cups chopped almonds
  • 1 chocolate bar
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup water

In a heavy cast iron or aluminum pot, combine the butter, sugar and water. Place candy thermometer in the pot and stir constantly until thermometer reaches 325°.

Pour onto a greased cooking sheet and allow to cool a bit. Rub the chocolate bar on top to lightly coat it and sprinkle on almonds. Allow to cool and harden.

Break into pieces and enjoy!