Sweet n' Saltines

Sweet N' Saltines Recipe

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Kathy West

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My daughter found this in a magazine and tried it. It's one of the easiest to make and most delightful sweet & salty snacks we have discovered. No one ever gueses there are saltines under there! But everyone wants more and wants the recipe.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
15-20
Prep:
1 Hr

Ingredients

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40
saltine crackers
2 stick
butter
1 c
light brown sugar
8 oz
semi-sweet chocolate chips (about 1 1/3 cups)
1/2 c
finely chopped nuts (optional)

How to Make Sweet n' Saltines

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line large jelly roll pan with aluminum foil and then saltine crackers.
  • 2In medium saucepan, melt the butter and brown sugar together and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and pour over the crackers, covering them evenly. Put the pan of crackers in the oven and bake 4-5 minutes or until just bubbly. Watch closely.
  • 3Remove from oven and sprinke chocolate chips over caramel. When the chips melt a bit, spread them evenly over the cracker/caramel mixture with a knife. If you choose to use finely chopped nuts, sprinkle them on top of the chocolate. We have even used finely chopped Skor candy bars.
  • 4Transfer the pan to the freezer for 15-20 minutes or until completely cold. They will form one big sheet. Break up into pieces or shards and store in air tight container!
  • 5You can substitute graham crackers for a sweeter snack. We have not tried this. For a crunchier snack you can reduce the butter to one stick instead of two. This recipe came from Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood in the Nov. 2010 Issue of People Country.

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