If you’ve never tried Saltine Toffee, now is the time! Crispy, buttery, toffee with crackers, pecans and chocolate. So easy to make, too!
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Years ago I remember being at a family reunion and I tried a graham cracker toffee bar. It was amazing and delicious, and I was SHOCKED that the base was a graham cracker. I had to keep eating, bar after bar, for taste testing purposes.
Years later I shared the recipe for those Brickle Bars on my blog. They are still one of our family’s favorite treats. And they are so easy too. From the time I start making them until the time I eat them it’s less than half an hour!
A big plate of those bars goes fast with my family.
Recently as I perusing pinterest, I saw a photo for “SALTINE TOFFEE.” My mouth gaped open (seriously). Why had I not thought to make my brickle bars with saltines???
Well my friends, today, it has happened. I am happy to say the brickle bars can now be made using saltines. And the result is amazing.
The saltines have a saltier base (DUH) than a graham cracker, so the sweet and salty combo shines through on these bars!
How to make Saltine Cracker Toffee:
- Pan melt your butter, then add your sugar. Bring this mixture to a rolling boil.
- Line 40 saltine crackers on a 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking sheet.
- Pour mixture over crackers, slowly, making sure that all the crackers have been covered in butter
- Sprinkle generously with chopped pecans
- Bake this for about 15 minutes. You want to make sure that the crackers look brown and caramelized.
- Use a small spatula to remove the hot cracker toffee from the pan and place it on parchment paper (or wax paper).
- Melt your chocolate chips and spread over each cracker. I pour my melted chocolate into a large Ziploc bag, then snip the corner and drizzle generously over each cracker. Works like a charm.
- Once the chocolate has hardened, store these in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days. ENJOY!
If you love today’s cracker toffee recipe, here are some more tasty ideas:
- S’mores Cracker Toffee is layers of graham cracker toffee, marshmallows, and chocolate. What more could you want in life?
- Buttery, crunchy saltine toffee with a sweet and tart topping. You’ll love the flavor and texture of this Cranberry Pistachio Saltine Toffee recipe!
- This Peppermint Cracker Toffee is ridiculously easy and delicious. Crisp, buttery toffee topped with white chocolate and peppermint candy, the perfect Christmas candy treat!
- Peanut Butter Cracker Toffee will be your new favorite sweet treat. It’s so simple to make, and it’s downright trouble too with it’s addictive peanut butter flavor!
- No crackers needed for this crispy delicious Buttercrunch Toffee recipe from The Noshery!
- Almond Club Cracker Toffee recipe from Wishes and Dishes is salty crackers coated in a sweet toffee sauce and slathered with almonds. This will be your new favorite easy holiday go-to treat!
Saltine Toffee recipe and video tutorial:
Saltine Cracker Toffee
Yield: 40 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
- 40 saltine crackers
- 1 cup unsalted butter
- 3/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 12 ounces milk chocolate chips
- Line a 15x10x1-inch baking sheet with the saltine crackers. Set aside. Preheat oven to 375°F.
- In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter. Add in sugar and bring to a rolling boil, stirring constantly. Once it begins to boil, remove from heat.
- Pour over saltine crackers and sprinkle with chopped pecans. Place in a 375°F oven for about 13-15 minutes, until crackers are browned and caramelized.
- Remove from oven and using a small spatula, place each piece of toffee onto a sheet of parchment paper on the counter.
- Melt chocolate morsels and spread generously over toffee. Allow chocolate to set and store in airtight container for up to 5 days.
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These Brickle Bars are a graham cracker version of saltine toffee:
*Today’s recipe for Saltine Toffee was originally published on Shugary Sweets on June 10, 2015 and has been republished in May 2018.
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