Brickle Bars

Nobody will guess that this sweet toffee starts with graham crackers. Brickle Bars are the next best thing to homemade candy!

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Graham Cracker Toffee- Brickle Bars

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I had a friend coming over for coffee at lunch today, and having no baked goods in the house, this is what I made! These only take 10-13 minutes to cook, and in less than 20 minutes I had a very yummy treat to put out for us.

Unfortunately she only ate one, now I have about 3 dozen more to eat. Good thing there are plenty of people who happily take extra treats off my hands!

How to make Brickle Bars (Graham Cracker Toffee):

  • Line your sheet pan with parchment paper or foil.
  • Break your graham crackers into fourths, along their natural perforated marks. Line your sheet pan with crackers.
  • In a small saucepan, bring your butter and sugar to a full rolling boil. Pour over crackers. Sprinkle with chopped pecans.
  • Bake in a 350 degree oven for about 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately use a small spatula to transfer hot toffee to a piece of parchment paper on the counter.
  • Melt chocolate according to package, spread over toffee. Allow to set and cool (about 15 minutes).

Brickle Bars, Graham Cracker Toffee

What tools do you need to make cracker toffee:

  • A large baking sheet, approximately 15×10-1-inch. Make sure it has the 1 inch sides, so your gooey caramel doesn’t drip into your oven! Our family calls this a jelly roll pan!
  • I use this small serve spatula to remove the toffee from the sheet pan.
  • Parchment paper. Do not skip this step or you won’t be able to remove your crackers from the pan. You could use foil as well, but I don’t like that it will sometimes rip. I buy my parchment paper in bulk either on amazon or at Sam’s/Costco.

If you love this Brickle Bar recipe, you’ll also enjoy these toffee recipes:

  • S’mores cracker toffee is a little bit of summer on a slice of toffee! So easy and delicious.
  • Here’s my classic recipe for Saltine Toffee. You decide which type of cracker YOU prefer 🙂
  • Want traditional toffee? My English Toffee recipe is just perfect, everyone begs for the recipe!

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Brickle Bars recipe:

Yield: about 40

Brickle Bars

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Nobody will guess that this sweet toffee starts with graham crackers. Brickle Bars are the next best thing to homemade candy!

Ingredients

  • 12 full size graham cracker, broken into fourths
  • 1 cup butter
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup semi-sweet morsels, melted

Instructions

  1. Break grahams into fourths. Line 15x10x1inch pan with crackers. Pan melt butter and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, remove immediately and pour over crackers. Sprinkle with nuts.
  2. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven and transfer to parchment paper. The best way to do this is using two butter knives, or a small spatula. Scoop each graham cracker individually and transfer to parchment.
  3. Repeat until all grahams are moved to paper.
  4. Spread melted chocolate over each brickle bar. Allow to set. Store in airtight container.

Graham Cracker Toffee - Brickle Bars

**This Brickle Bars recipe was originally published on Shugary Sweets on January 27, 2011, the photos were updated in October 2014 and the recipe was republished in April 2018.

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30 comments on “Brickle Bars”

  1. Anonymous

    these are my favorite!

    -Jeff

  2. These look and sound great! I love that they are so fast!

  3. I have never had these but they look so yummy.. and sound easy! I can’t wait to try!

    Susan http://www.ugogrrl.com

  4. They are very easy and fast, not to mention delicious! Enjoy

  5. Shannon

    I want to try these – they look really good. Could I just leave the bars whole and break them apart after they have cooled?

  6. jan

    Couldn’t you just line the baking sheet with parchment to begin with? That way you don’t need to transfer them.

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  8. Catherine

    Would it work to use margarine for this recipe?

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  11. You’re making a lot of extra work for yourself.  It was be much easier to cover a sided cookie sheet with foil, spray with non stick cooking spray, and then proceed with your recipe through the baking part.  When they come out of the oven, sprinkle with the chocolate chips so they melt from the heat of the bars.  Spread the melted chocolate chips, and then let all cool.  The entire sheet will lift off the foil.  Then break they into rectangles, or abstract  shapes.  I like the looks of yours better than spreading the melted chocolate chips, so when the bars are cool, drizzle with the melted chocolate in a pastry bag.  Then break into rectangles, squares, etc.  

  12. I should have said, “It would be much easier to……..”

  13. Sheryl

    I leave grahams whole, place directly on sprayed cookie sheet, use brown sugar, and leave in oven exactly 7 min. before taking out and shaking choco chips out evenly, spreading with silicone spatula, and sprinkling walnuts (cheaper) on 1/2.  Cool, use metal spatula to lift from underside which breaks them into variety of shapes. Easy.

  14. mc

    I’ve yet to understand why people read a recipe and then change it , after you (aimee) think of all these great recipe’s and give to us, so, generously. boggles my mind?

  15. amazing bars, great dessert. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe with us.

  16. Um I so relate to ” Unfortunately she only ate one, now I have about 3 dozen more to eat. ” But these are definitely not the worst thing to eat!! Love all the textures/ flavors!!

  17. I am so glad I don’t have any graham crackers in this house. At least my Dr. is. I would be in the kitchen at this moment making these. But I do need to go o the grocery tomorrow. Oh my!! LOL.
    Thanks for sharing.

    Wishes for tasty dishes,
    Linda

  18. Amy

    Aimee, have you ever tried this with Biscoff Cookies instead of graham crackers? If not, I will experiment and let you know.

  19. Cathy kuhlmann

    Mine were soggy what did I do wrong?

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