"Crack" Candy


This saltine cracker toffee is also known as "Christmas Crack" because of how completely addictive it is. No matter what time of year, make this easy 4-ingredient recipe for "Crack" Candy. It's one of the best-loved quick, easy desserts, and it only requires about 10 minutes of cooking time. This homemade toffee travels well, so bring it to your next potluck. Everyone is sure to love it.


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Chilling Time2 hr

Cooking Time10 min


  • 40 saltine crackers
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 (12-ounce) bag semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 425 F. Line a rimmed cookie sheet with aluminum foil. Fill sheet with all 40 saltine crackers in a single layer.
  2. In a medium saucepan over medium-high, melt butter and brown sugar together and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and pour caramel mixture over the cracker layer. Spread with a wooden spoon if needed to cover them evenly. Bake in preheated oven for 4-5 minutes, or until just bubbly.
  4. Remove from oven and sprinkle immediately with chocolate chips. When chips begin to melt, spread them over crackers with an icing spatula.
  5. Transfer pan to refrigerator until firm, about 2 hours. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container.


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This is sinsational!!! Everyone enjoyed this including my daughter who is studying to be a chief!!

Omg it's heaven Wow

I've been making these for years, and they're amazing. I've recently started using townhouse-style (like Club) crackers, and it makes these even more addictive.

can cream cheese be added to the chocolate and can it r will it melt into the chocolate


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