Go Back
+ servings
christmas crack, cracker toffee, stacked

Christmas Crack (Cracker Toffee Recipe)

Course: dessert/snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 295kcal
This Christmas crack recipe is a great festive treat that the whole family will love! Saltine crackers are topped with toffee and chocolate and topped with pecans and sprinkles for an easy holiday candy.
Print Recipe



  • 32 saltine crackers 102 grams
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 226 grams (2 sticks)
  • 1 cup brown sugar 213 grams
  • 2 cups

    chocolate chips

    340 grams
  • 1 cup pecans 125 grams
  • Sprinkles optional


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Line a 9x13-inch baking sheet with aluminum foil. Place rows of crackers on the baking sheet, covering it completely. Set aside.
    32 saltine crackers
  • In a medium saucepan, heat the butter and brown sugar over medium heat. Stir continuously and bring to a boil until it reaches 275°F.
    1 cup unsalted butter, 1 cup brown sugar
  • Pour the hot mixture over the saltine crackers.
  • Bake for 4 minutes. Turn off oven.
  • Remove from oven and sprinkle chocolate chips over top.
    2 cups chocolate chips

  • Put pan back in warm oven for 1 minute to melt chocolate chips.
  • Using a spatula, smooth chocolate chips out.
  • Sprinkle pecans and sprinkles over top.
    1 cup pecans, Sprinkles
  • Cool and allow chocolate to harden.
  • Break into pieces and enjoy.


  • Leave an overhang of foil when you line the baking sheet so that the Christmas crack is easy to remove.
  • Let it cool completely before breaking into pieces.
  • Stir the toffee while you boil it so that it doesn't burn.
  • Nutritional information does not include optional ingredients.
Storage: Store Christmas crack in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 3 months.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 295kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 358IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg