Saltine Toffee Bark

The first time I had this my ex sister-in-law brought it over.  When she said Saltine Toffee it didn’t sound appetizing at all lol.  The thought of making toffee with crackers just seemed wrong.  But being a good sport (the chocolate on top didn’t hurt), I tried it and now wish I hadn’t.  It is very addicting.  Chris loves it too and generally eats enough in one sitting to make himself ill!

This is a very easy recipe but you have to make sure to follow the instructions regarding how to boil the sugar mixture or it will not work!

I hope you enjoy this as much as we do.  This is great in baskets at Christmas too!

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The ingredients for this are probably things you have on hand at any given time.  Not necessarily a good thing once you have tasted it!!!

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The first thing you need to do is line a cookie sheet or jelly pan with tin foil and then grease it well.  I always use cooking spray, applied generously to the foil.

Once the pan is ready, place the saltine crackers over the entire surface of the cookie sheet and then set aside.

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Next you are going to add the butter/margarine and the brown sugar to your large pot. (This will bubble up a bit once it starts to boil).  Bring the mixture to a full boil and….. this is the important part…. let this boil for a full 3 minutes, without stirring.

When your 3 minutes are up, pour the sugar mixture carefully over the crackers on the cookie sheet you set aside above, making sure to coat every cracker.

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Place the pan in the preheated 400 degree oven and bake for 5 – 7 minutes.  You will see it bubbling while it’s in there.  I tried to take a picture through the oven door but it just didn’t work.

Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with the chocolate chips.

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Let the chocolate chips sit long enough to start to melt, they will look a bit shiny.  Using a spoon, spread the melted chocolate to cover the entire surface of the pan.  If you are adding anything to the top, sprinkle it on now.

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Now some people say to leave it sit at room temperature until it is set, but I like to put mine in the fridge for about 3 hours and then remove from pan and break into pieces.

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Not that it ever lasts that long in our home, but you can store it in a sealed/covered container in the fridge for about 2 weeks!

Enjoy and don’t complain to me if you become addicted too!

Sandie


Recipe

Saltine Toffee Bark

Preparation Time: 15 minutes  Cooking Time: 5 – 7 minutes  Chilling Time: 2 – 3 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 “Sleeve” Saltine Crackers
  • 1 Cup Butter/Margarine
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Cups Chocolate Chips (I used dark chocolate)
  • 1 Cup Toffee Bits, Peanuts, Almonds, etc., ( optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Cover cookie sheet/jelly pan with aluminum foil and grease generously.
  3.  Place saltine crackers over the entire surface of the cookie sheet and set aside.
  4. Add the butter/margarine and the brown sugar to large pot
  5. Bring the mixture to a full boil and let boil for a full 3 minutes, without stirring.
  6. Pour sugar mixture carefully over the crackers, making sure to coat every cracker.
  7. Place the pan in the preheated 400 degree oven and bake for 5 – 7 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with the chocolate chips.
  9. Let the chocolate chips sit long enough to start to melt. Using a spoon, spread the melted chocolate to cover the entire surface of the pan.
  10. *If you are adding anything to the top, sprinkle it on now.
  11. Place in the fridge for about 3 hours, until set, then remove from pan and break into pieces.

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