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Nutty Soda Cracker Candy

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“This makes a wonderful treat to serve at the holidays or to bring as a gift. I use the non-stick foil for this but a piece of buttered parchment paper lined in the pan will work fine also --- servings is only estimated, really it should be only one serving I could eat the whole thing myself, these are very addicting :)”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (10 ounce) package saltine crackers (make certain that you use the salted crackers and do not break)
  • 1 12 cups butter (preferably butter, margaine is not as good!)
  • 1 12 cups brown sugar, packed
  • 12 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 1 (12 ounce) package milk chocolate chips (can use semi-sweet)
  • 12 cup toasted pecans, finely chopped (or use almonds)


  1. Set oven to 400°F.
  2. Line a 10 x 15-inch baking sheet with non-stick foil (or use parchment paper).
  3. Place each cracker in a single layer in the baking sheet (add on more if needed to cover the sheet).
  4. In a medium saucepan bring the butter and brown sugar to a boil over medium heat.
  5. When the mixture comes to a FULL boil, boil for 3 minutes (set timer for 3 minutes after mixture reaches a full boil) you may reduce the heat so that the mixture does not boil over the saucepan.
  6. Mix in vanilla (if using) then immediately pour the hot mixture over the top of the crackers.
  7. Bake in a 400°F oven for 5 minutes.
  8. Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the crackers, then spread using a back of a spoon to smooth out and cover.
  9. Sprinkle the nuts evenly over the top.
  10. Place in the refrigerator for about 3-4 hours or until set.
  11. Break into pieces and store in a covered container in the refrigerator.
  12. Delicious!

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