English Toffee

1 c. butter

1 ¼ c. white sugar

2 Tbsp. water

¼ c. slivered almonds

1 c. chocolate chips

Butter a 10 x 15” jelly roll. Melt butter in heavy skillet over medium heat. Stir in sugar and water. Bring to boil and add almonds. Cook, stirring constantly, until nuts are toasted and sugar is golden. Pour mixture into prepared pan; do not spread. Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips on top. Let stand for a minute, then spread chocolate over top. Let cool completely, break into pieces.