Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Saltine Cracker Toffee with Pecans

I first read about this recipe on the Front Porch Indiana blog. I just had to try it for two reasons. First..... I love toffee and second......I had to see how saltine crackers could taste like toffee.

Unbelievable....these taste just like Heath bars. They are also easy easy easy to make.

Saltine Cracker Toffee with Pecans

1 sleeve of saltine crackers (1/4 of a box)
2 sticks butter (I used unsalted)
1 cup packed brown sugar
12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (I used pecans chopped fine)

Preheat oven to 375°F.

Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Line with foil and spray the foil. Cover with saltine crackers to fit size of cookie sheet. Set aside.In a saucepan, melt 2 sticks of butter. Add 1 cup packed brown sugar and stir until melted and mixture starts to bubble. Simmer over medium heat and allow to bubble for 3 minutes. Spoon evenly over saltines.Bake in 375°F oven for 8 - 10 minutes. Remove pan from oven and sprinkle with 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips. Return to oven another minute or until all chips are soft. Then spread softened chocolate chips evenly over toffee with knife. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup chopped pecans.Place cookie sheet in freezer or fridge until set and chocolate is hard. Break apart.

This is what the toffee looks like on the bottom side.Enjoy.