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Christmas Crack Recipe (Five Ingredients!)

Everyone goes crazy for this Christmas crack recipe! This saltine cracker toffee is the ultimate holiday dessert. It’s so easy to make and only has five ingredients.

christmas crack recipe

Ho ho ho, fellow holiday foodies! Today I’m sharing a recipe so sinfully delicious, so irresistibly addictive, it’s been aptly named “Christmas Crack.”

Yes, you read that right. This isn’t your ordinary holiday treat. It’s the kind of sweet indulgence that has the power to turn your festive season from merry to legendary.

Christmas crack saltines are a festive dessert that could easily become more anticipated than opening gifts on Christmas morning.

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So, what’s the fuss all about? Imagine this: layers of golden, caramelized toffee nestled on a bed of crispy crackers, each bite offering the perfect crunch.

It’s then cloaked in a blanket of melted chocolate, creating a harmony of flavors that’s nothing short of a Christmas miracle.

This recipe is as easy as it gets – five ingredients and you’re on your way to becoming the legend of your holiday gatherings.

Whether you’re planning a cozy family get-together, looking for the perfect edible gift, or just want to indulge in some festive snacking, this Christmas crack recipe has you covered.

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Grab your apron, preheat your oven, and let’s get cracking on this irresistible holiday treat. Scroll down for a recipe that promises to be the highlight of your Christmas culinary adventures.

Trust me, by the time you’re done, even the Grinch will be asking for seconds. Let’s make this Christmas crack-a-lackin’!


  • 1 sleeve of Saltine crackers (about 35)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Christmas sprinkles


  • Cookie sheet
  • Parchment paper
  • Saucepan
  • Knife
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Christmas crack saltines should keep well in an airtight tin or container for about a week. I keep it in the fridge, but that’s just mean.

This candy can last up to three months in the freezer as long as its stored in an airtight container or bag. I usually wrap things in foil, then put it in a bag, then freeze it.

saltine cracker toffee

Get the printable recipe for this delicious treat below:

Yield: 24 pieces

Christmas Crack

christmas crack recipe

This saltine cracker toffee is the ultimate Christmas dessert! Everyone loves this recipe and it's very easy to make. It's addicting - that's why they call it "Christmas crack!"

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Set Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes


  • 35 Saltine crackers (1 sleeve)
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup Christmas sprinkles


  1. Preheat your oven to 400℉ and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.Preheating the oven
  2. Cover the cookie sheet with saltine crackers in one single layer.Saltine crackers laid in a single layer on a baking sheet
  3. Add the butter and sugar to your saucepan and heat on medium to high heat until it comes to a rolling boil.Butter and brown sugar in a saucepan
  4. then pour it evenly over the saltine crackers.Butter and brown sugar mixture poured over the saltine crackers
  5. Sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the saltine crackers and bake in the oven for about 5 minutes.Milk chocolate chips spread over the saltines
  6. When you remove the cookie sheet from the oven, quickly and gently use a spatula to spread the chocolate all over the crackers so they are completely covered.melted milk chocolate chips spread over the saltines
  7. Sprinkle the sprinkles over the chocolate evenly.Christmas sprinkles added to the wet chocolate
  8. place in the fridge for about 2 hours to allow the toffee to firm up. Once firm, cut into 24 pieces.Broken Christmas crack saltine toffee on a plate

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 piece

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 204Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 106mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 1gSugar: 17gProtein: 1g

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If you enjoyed this crack candy recipe, let me know in the comments! I’d also love for you to check out these other holiday dessert ideas:

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