Sweet and Spicy Cracker Bark

RC :)

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@rcrc

Recipe appeared in the Reading Eagle in a Food column by Alison Ladman, AP. Picture is also an AP photo by Matthew Mead. Made them for a holiday party and everyone loved them.


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Comments:

Serves:

varies, based on the size of the pieces

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

saltine crackers (appx 40)
1 c
butter
1 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper (more or less to taste)
1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
ground black pepper
1/2 c
crumbled crisp-cooked bacon
1/4 c
toasted sunflower seeds

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and spray with no-stick cooking spray.
2
Arrange saltines in a single layer covering the entire baking sheet.
3
In a medium saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar, cayenne, pumpkin pie spice, salt and pepper.
4
Stir to combine and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
5
Pour over crackers and spread to evenly cover all crackers.
6
Bake at 350 degrees until golden and bubbly, about 5 minutes.
7
Remove from oven, sprinkle with bacon and sunflower seeds.
8
Cool completely and break into bite-sized pieces.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American