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Christmas Crack

Here are some variations: 1) Mix one cup chocolate chips with one cup peanut butter chips for a hint of peanut butter! 2) Drizzle melted peanut butter over the English Toffee Bits 3) If you're feeling really crazy, sprinkle candied bacon or tiny bacon bits over the top, after the chocolate so it sticks and then drizzle some more melted chocolate on top of that.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Snack/Dessert
Author: Hip Foodie Mom


  • about 40 saltine crackers you just need enough to completely line your cookie sheet
  • 1 cup 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 1 cup dark or light brown sugar
  • 2 cups chocolate chips see variations in the SUMMARY above
  • English Toffee Bits


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Using a parchment paper lined (or foil) cookie sheet, baking pan or jelly roll pan, line the saltine crackers side by side until the entire pan is filled.
  • In a saucepan, melt the butter and brown sugar together. Bring to a boil then let boil for about 3-5 minutes. Do NOT stir.
  • When it's ready, pour the caramel mixture evenly over the saltines then place into the oven to bake for about 5 minutes.
  • While your pan is in the oven, in a microwave safe bowl, gently melt the chocolate chips, stirring in between at 30 second intervals.
  • Remove the pan of saltines from the oven. Your caramel might be bubbling but that's ok. Pour your chocolate evenly on top of the caramel, smoothing it out evenly to cover the entire pan. Sprinkle the English Toffee Bits immediately so they stick.
  • Refrigerate for about an hour. I know, I hate this step too.
  • Once completely cool and solidified, break into 2 inch pieces and enjoy!!
  • You can store in an airtight container if you have any leftovers.