White Chocolate Pecan Toffee

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This crispy, buttery White Chocolate Pecan Toffee recipe is made with saltine crackers! Your family and friends will enjoy this holiday treat as much as you love surprising them.

Holiday candy recipes are my jam. From homemade peanut butter fudge, butter rum fudge, and graham cracker toffee to sweet and simple cream cheese mints. We love it all.

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Holiday Dessert Recipe

It’s that time of year again when I start cranking out the Christmas desserts.

I have dozens of holiday cupcakes and cookies here on Shugary Sweets, but what you’ll find me giving as gifts this year is my homemade candy.

Last year I made this Peppermint Toffee and I was smitten. I wasn’t sure I would love the peppermint candy with the buttery toffee…but I do.

Plus it’s adorable to add to your cookie trays, and tastes better than Peppermint Bark!

We used our favorite cracker toffee recipe as a base, and we think you’re going to love it too!

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Ingredient Notes

  • Saltine crackers – The classic salted cracker is best for making toffee.
  • White chocolate – I use these melting wafers for drizzling over the toffee. They melt easily and create a perfect velvety smooth layer of chocolate once set.
  • Pecans – Roasted and salted pecans chopped into small pieces. If you need a nut free version, go ahead and leave the nuts off for a delicious plain white chocolate toffee.

Step by Step Instructions

Prepare the crackers. Line a baking sheet with saltine crackers and preheat the oven to 375 F.

Boil butter and sugar. Melt butter in a pan on the stove top, add sugar and bring the mixture to a strong rolling boil while stirring constantly. Remove from heat and pour it immediately over the sheet of crackers.

Bake toffee. Bake the crackers for about 15 minutes, until the toffee is brown and caramelized. Remove the toffee from the oven and transfer to a sheet of parchment paper.

Chocolate drizzle. Melt the white chocolate according to package directions. Drizzle it over the toffee and immediately sprinkle with chopped pecans. Let the toffee rest until the chocolate sets.

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Recipe FAQs

Do you need a candy thermometer to make this toffee?

No, that’s why I love this method of making homemade toffee!

Can this be made with dark (or milk) chocolate?

Sure. Any melted chocolate would taste delicious spread onto saltine toffee!

How do you remove the toffee from the baking sheet?

Use a small flexible spatula to scoop the baked toffee off the sheet. It may take a little wiggling to loosen the toffee, especially if you don’t line your baking sheet with parchment paper first.
For extra ease of removal, you can also spray your parchment with baking spray prior to adding the crackers.

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White Chocolate Pecan Toffee

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By: Aimee
This crispy, buttery White Chocolate Pecan Toffee recipe is made with saltine crackers! Your family and friends will enjoy this holiday treat as much as you love surprising them!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 35 -40 pieces


  • 35-40 saltine crackers
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 10 ounces white chocolate wafers
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  • 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. 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 white chocolate wafers and spread generously over toffee. Immediately sprinkle with chopped pecans. Allow chocolate to set and store in airtight container for up to 5 days.


  • Place a sheet of parchment paper over your baking sheet before adding the crackers. This helps prevent the toffee from sticking as the crackers bake.
  • Store toffee in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days.


Calories: 146kcal, Carbohydrates: 13g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 0.2g, Cholesterol: 16mg, Sodium: 36mg, Potassium: 42mg, Fiber: 0.4g, Sugar: 11g, Vitamin A: 166IU, Vitamin C: 0.1mg, Calcium: 20mg, Iron: 0.3mg
Course: Candy
Cuisine: American
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There you have it! An easy, impressive and completely scrumptious holiday toffee recipe to share with family and friends.

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Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on November 29, 2017

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