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Christmas Crack (Cracker Toffee)

Christmas Crack is really a buttery cracker toffee. We call it "crack" because it is addicting. Who knew saltine crackers, butter, brown sugar and chocolate chips would taste so good together!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time11 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cracker toffee
Servings: 12
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Brandie @ The Country Cook

Ingredients

  • 40 saltine crackers (1 sleeve)
  • 1 cup salted butter (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 12 oz bag of milk chocolate chips
  • nuts or sprinkles for topping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400f degrees.
  • Line cookie sheet with nonstick aluminum foil (or use regular foil and spray generously with nonstick cooking spray.)
  • Cover cookie sheet with one layer of saltine crackers.
  • In a medium saucepan over medium high heat, bring butter and brown sugar to a boil, stirring continuously for about two minutes (it should be bubbly.)
  • Remove from heat, stir in one teaspoon pure vanilla extract.
  • Pour toffee mixture over crackers, then bake for 6 minutes.
  • Remove from oven, sprinkle tops of warm crackers with milk chocolate chips.
  • Allow chocolate to soften for a minute or two, then spread chocolate evenly on top of crackers. Now is the time to add sprinkles or chopped nuts to the top.
  • Allow to cool, then break up into bite size pieces.

Notes

You can speed the cooling process by popping the tray into the freezer.

Nutrition

Calories: 390kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 261mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 535IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 1mg