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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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).
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
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:12 minutes
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Repeat until all grahams are moved to paper.
- Spread melted chocolate over each brickle bar. Allow to set. Store in airtight container.
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**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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