Definition of toffee
: candy of brittle but tender texture made by boiling sugar and butter together
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Cree celebrated the launch with a pop-up ice cream shop at Publican Quality Meats where friends scooped a dozen flavors from the book, including Ricky's pretzel coffee toffee, salted creme fraiche caramel and chocolate peanut butter brownie crunch.
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Origin and Etymology of toffee
alteration of taffy
First Known Use: 1825
TOFFEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of toffee for English Language Learners
: a hard, sticky candy made by boiling sugar and butter together
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