broken pieces of homemade toffee bits

Homemade Toffee Bits

Homemade toffee bits are so easy to make, and they taste so much better than the store bought bag ‘o bits. Use them in cookies, in muffins or on ice cream.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword toffee
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 18 minutes
Servings 20 tablespoons
Calories 60 kcal
Author Christie Vanover


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • pinch kosher salt


  1. Place all ingredients in a saucepot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat (about 5 minutes.)
  2. Continue cooking for about 8 more minutes, until the mixture reaches 300 degrees and begins to turn brown.
  3. Pour onto a silpat-lined baking sheet and spread thin.
  4. Allow to cool. Place in a plastic bag and break the bits with a can or measuring cup.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Toffee Bits
Amount Per Serving
Calories 60 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 12mg4%
Sodium 40mg2%
Carbohydrates 5g2%
Sugar 4g4%
Vitamin A 140IU3%
Calcium 1mg0%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.