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Easy Christmas Crack Recipe

This quick and easy Christmas Crack Recipe combines everyone's favorite salty & sweet elements for a perfect crowd pleasing dessert!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: budget friendly, cheap eats, Christmas, crowd pleaser, kid friendly, quick and easy
Servings: 20
Calories: 286kcal
Cost: $5


  • 1 sleeve saltine crackers (about 40 crackers)
  • 1 cup unsalted butter (2 sticks of butter)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 12 oz bag chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup Christmas sprinkles


  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Cover large sheet pan with cooking spray, aluminum foil, or silicon mat.
  • Single layer saltine crackers on to baking sheet.
  • Add butter and brown sugar to a saucepan and begin to boil on medium heat.
  • Once mixture begins to boil, stir continuously for 3 minutes (or 280 degrees using a digital thermometer).
  • Pour mixture on to crackers and spread to coat each cracker completely.
  • Place into oven and bake for 5-7 minutes or until toffee begins to harden.
  • Remove pan from oven, sprinkle chocolate chips on to crackers, and place back into oven.
  • Bake an additional 1-3 minutes and remove once chocolate begins to melt.
  • Smooth a spatula over the melted chocolate to completely coat all crackers. Add sprinkles.
  • Allow to cool on counter at room temperature.
  • Break apart crackers then set baking sheet in fridge to further cool.
  • Once chocolate has fully hardened, place in airtight container, and store in refrigerator.