Note; if you cooke the sugar and butter on the stove watch it closely. Christmas crack tastes just like salted toffee mixed with a mouthwatering cracker base. Remove pan and immediately sprinkle the the chocolate chips evenly on top of the graham crackers. Thanks for any input you can give. You can make a dozen batches a dozen different ways, all in a single afternoon. I put two cold sticks of butter in a sauce pan over medium high heat and then added the sugar, stirred until it was brought back to a boil, and then boiled without stirring for 3 minutes.
It has same taste and consistency as real butter. The recipe instructions state that you should melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30-second increments at 50% power and spread them on top of the candy. You may need to make a double or triple batch. So sorry you are having issues! Press the pieces into the chocolate using the flat side of a spatula. My friend shared it with our group of friends and I fell in love.
However if the toffee has cooled down before you get a chance to sprinkle the chocolate on, then just pop the tray with the chocolate chips back into the oven for a minute or two to warm it up. The second layer: Toffee is drizzled all over the crackers and baked for a few minutes until nice and bubbling. Sometimes, if I am in a hurry, I will cool the cookies in the freezer for a quicker serve time. I would try that if you have it or feel like buying it. I originally got the recipe for this treat from my neighbor Cristina Hiiiii Cristina! Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil that has been sprayed with a bit of non stick spray. I have made this recipe two ways, with and Saltines, both ways are fabulous.
What I love about these is that they seem so fancy but hide a sneaky little fact — they only use 5 ingredients and are super easy to make. My slow cooker especially is very lonely, sitting atop of my fridge, collecting dust Waiting for one of the slow cook, cook books. Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 124. I love the name of these treats — Pecan Christmas Crack is awesome!! Sue was kind enough to share the recipe with me, and she also told me that she makes it every year to give to her friends and family as part of their Christmas gifts. Did the toffee harden to your saucepan, rendering it virtually impossible to clean? I also boiled the butter and brown sugar for 3 minutes and did not during boiling.
Lay crackers out on your baking sheet in one layer. I love giving home made goodies during the holiday season. Once assembled and chilled the caramel mixture firms up but still stays soft enough to easily bite into. I added some crushed candy canes to half of this batch to make it more festive and give it a peppermint toffee flavor. Look at that sweet, caramel-colored, bubbling beauty. I pinned it and about 10 other Christmas cookie recipes you have — they all look amazing! The recipe I had was in The Mail Box News, a cake decorating magazine that is no longer published. You can also use Ritz crackers or graham crackers, or other plain, salty crackers you have on hand.
I guess what ever trips your trigger. RecipeLion is dedicated to the best recipes and cooking tips. Used Walnuts both times instead of Pecans. It only requires four ingredients and 10 minutes of total cooking time! But the basic recipe is the same as it has always been. The chocolate was perfectly melty and spreadable.
Mahalo for this yummy treat. In a medium sized saucepan melt the butter and the brown sugar. After the mixture comes to a full rolling boil set your timer and boil the mixture for exactly 3 minutes. Christmas Crack will be good in those sub-zero conditions for a few weeks at least. How do you make Christmas Crack? Did the dust situation happen in the microwave?. Christmas crack is made up of layers.
Thank you Meggan — and wishing a wonderful Christmas to you and the family! Make this Christmas Crack for yourself, or make it to give out for holiday gifts. The toffee is made with just two ingredients: butter and brown sugar. This Christmas crack is so delicious, and the perfect easy homemade toffee recipe. But I think I prefer pecans. Heat some butter and brown sugar together in a saucepan until they get all bubbly. I also used all three, the chocolate chips, the almonds and the Heath bits.