Christmas Crack

Christmas Crack Recipe

You can create delicious Christmas cracker toffee in just 15 minutes using only 5 ingredients. This holiday treat, made by layering salty crackers with sweet toffee and chocolate, is sure to please your crowd without putting a big crack in the budget!

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Christmas Crack

You can create delicious Christmas cracker toffee in just 15 minutes using only 5 ingredients. This holiday treat, made by layering salty crackers with sweet toffee and chocolate, is sure to please your crowd!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time7 minutes
freeze15 minutes
Total Time27 minutes
Course: Candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 30
Calories: 175kcal
Author: Jamielyn Nye

Ingredients

  • 40 saltine crackers
  • 1 cup butter 2 sticks cut into cubes
  • 1 cup℉ brown sugar℉ light or dark
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup m&m candies

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325 F.
  • Line a regular 15 x 10 sheet pan with aluminum foil or parchment. Grease the surface with butter or cooking spray.
  • Lay the crackers close together to line the bottom of the pan completely, breaking as needed to fit and fill in.
  • Add the butter and sugar to a medium size saucepan set over medium-low heat. Stirring contantly, bring to a rolling boil and cook for exactly 3 minutes (about 280 F).
  • Remove pan from heat and pour evenly over saltine crackers. Spread brown sugar mixture quickly with a spatula.
  • Bake for 8 minutes (caramel should be bubbling). Remove pan from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over the top. Allow to sit 5 minutes.
  • Once melted, spread evenly with a spatula. Sprinkle M&M’s (or nuts) over the top and place in the freezer 15 minutes, or until hardened.
  • Allow to sit for 15 minutes on the counter. Flip over onto a cutting board and remove the foil. Break into pieces.

Notes

Variations:
  • Use Ritz or Graham crackers as the base
  • Use a white chocolate or drizzle white chocolate over the top of the chocolate
  • Add chopped nuts
  • Add sprinkles for holidays or color
Store in an airtight container up to 2 weeks.
Freeze in an airtight container or freeer-safe bag in the freezer up to 3 months. 
Nutrition provided is an estimate that can vary depending on exact ingredients used.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 175kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 211IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1mg

 

 

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