Christmas Crack - or saltine cracker toffee - is a delicious homemade candy with crackers, caramel & chocolate

Christmas Crack Candy

Christmas crack - also known as saltine cracker toffee - is a delicious homemade candy that's impossible to resist. Made with saltine crackers, caramel sauce & chocolate. 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Resting Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 40 pieces
Calories 113 kcal
Author Fiona Dowling


  • 1 sleeve saltine cracker about 35-40 crackers
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 2 sticks
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • sprinkles


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F degrees.

  2. Line a 10x15 inch pan with aluminum foil and lightly grease.

  3. Place the saltine crackers on the cookie sheet to cover the entire pan in 1 layer of crackers. 

  4. Melt together the butter and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat.

  5. Once the butter is melted, bring to a boil for 3 minutes while stirring constantly.

  6. Carefully pour the mixture over the crackers. Spread it overtop so that all of the crackers are covered.

  7. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and cool for 5 minutes.

  8. Add the chocolate to a medium heatproof bowl. Microwave on medium power for 1-minute bursts, stirring between each. When the chocolate is almost melted, stir until smooth. 

  9. Spoon the chocolate over the crackers, and spread it smooth to completely cover the pan. Decorate with sprinkles. 

  10. Let the toffee harden until the chocolate is set. Either at room temperature or in the fridge.

  11. Once completely hardened, remove from the pan peel the aluminum foil off. Break/"crack" it into pieces.

  12. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 5 days, or in the fridge for 10 days. 

Nutrition Facts
Christmas Crack Candy
Amount Per Serving
Calories 113 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 59mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
Sugars 8g
Vitamin A 2.9%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 3.4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.