Christmas Crack Candy

I’m sure everyone has seen this recipe out there … but when one of the attorney’s gave me the recipe to try I decided to do it.  Because, hey, we had that boat parade party and I was trying to do it within the budget this year.

crack candy

So I made it with modifications.

OF COURSE

I had everything on hand EXCEPT the crackers. I mean, who has saltines readily available?

Oh. Apparently a lot of people do.

I didn’t.  I planned to head over to Aldi to pick up a box for what I’m sure would only be around 79 cents or so.

But that trip never happened, so instead, Publix it was.  This box cost me $2.09 if you can believe that. Whatever, I was on a mission here …

Let’s get crackin, shall we??

1 sleeve of saltine crackers which equals about 35 to 40
2 sticks of unsalted butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 bag of semi sweet chocolate chips
sprinkles galore

Crank up the oven to 350 degrees. Line your baking tray with some parchment paper and give it a good spray with some non-stick spray.  Lay out the crackers in a single layer.

Melt the butter and brown sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil, stirring constantly for about 2 minutes. Uhm, be careful you don’t stir it out of the pan as it is really hot and will make a mess all over your clean stove.


Pour this over the crackers and then bake for 6 minutes or so.

  

Top with the chocolate chips, put back in the oven and bake for 3 to 4 minutes, til chips are melted.

Pull out of the oven, spread the melted chocolate to coat the crackers and then sprinkle like a crazy woman. 

Yeah, we like sprinkles in this house and I just never use them anymore so this was GREAT to use up that stash!

Cut the stuff into squares and then put the whole pan in the fridge til firm. * I didn’t cut them before I put them in the fridge and I was a little sorry as that chocolate gets HARD once it firms up!

I really really urge you to give this a try … it’s a HUGE hit!

Enjoy!

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6 thoughts on “Christmas Crack Candy

  1. I always have saltines in my pantry as it is the cracker of choice to go with soup unless I have some good bread on hand. My husband would make a savory cracker with a little butter, Italian dressing and some good Parmesan and broil briefly. I like your sweet Christmas Crack Candy better. Thanks for sharing with Fiesta Friday.

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  2. This looks yummy! Thank you for sharing at Share Your Style.

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  3. Your Christmas Crack Candy looks awesome! Hope you have a fantastic week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.Merry ChristmasMiz Helen

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  4. It's delicious and I hope you have a chance to try it!

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  5. I guess I'm just not a cracker girl outside of Ritz 😉

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  6. The best way I've ever seen saltines used! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party!

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