Christmas Crack

White and gold bowl filled with Christmas cracker candy.

5 from 2 reviews

This Christmas crack recipe is the most addictive holiday treat you'll ever make. It has the perfect combination of sweet and salty flavors with a little crunch that is just so satisfying. Best of all, you can make a stack of this Christmas crack with just 5 simple ingredients! 



16 saltine crackers

4 oz. (8 tbsp) unsalted butter

4 oz. (about 1/2 cup) brown sugar

10 oz. (1 1/4 cup) chopped dark chocolate (or chips)

4 oz. (1/2 cup) chopped white chocolate (or chips)

Toffee bits, as desired, or salted caramel


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). 
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 
  3. Place the saltine crackers on the baking sheet.
  4. In a saucepot, combine butter and brown sugar. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
  5. Pour the prepared caramel over the crackers and spread evenly. Bake the crackers in the oven for 6 minutes.
  6. Remove the crackers from the oven and sprinkle the chocolate over the top. Let it stand for 2-3 minutes, and then using a spatula spread the chocolate over top.
  7. Top the chocolate with toffee bits or any toppings you want, like crushed candy canes.
  8. Set aside to cool until it reaches room temperature.
  9. Melt the white chocolate in the microwave (30-second increments, stirring between each until melted) and drizzle it over the top of the crackers. Cool completely in the fridge, then break into pieces.


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