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97% would make again

Cracker Candy


for 12 servings

  • 1 tube saltines, 40 crackers +
  • 1 cup butter (225 g), 2 sticks, either salted or unsalted; do not use margarine
  • 1 ⅛ cups brown sugar (245 g), firmly packed, we prefer light
  • 1 bag chocolate chips, we like semi-sweet
  • ½ cup chopped pecan (60 g), toasted, or toasted chopped almond

Nutrition Info

    Calories 332
    Fat 26g
    Carbs 26g
    Fiber 2g
    Sugar 23g
    Protein 2g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) degrees.
  2. Line cookie sheet with foil & spray with non-stick cooking spray. Line crackers end to end on sheet, breaking crackers to fit the end if necessary.
  3. In a saucepan, melt butter on low heat. Once melted, add brown sugar and turn heat to medium. Continue stirring until boiling – then boil for 3 minutes (set timer).
  4. Pour over crackers, spread evenly working quickly.
  5. Put sheet into oven – bake for 5 minutes.
  6. Remove – pour chocolate chips over top – place a sheet of foil over and let melt for 3 minutes.
  7. Spread melted chocolate over the top evenly. Add nuts to top – replace foil and refrigerate until set. (Can be frozen.)
  8. Break up into pieces.
  9. Nutrition Calories: 2589 Fat: 229 grams Carbs: 142 grams Fiber: 0 grams Sugars: 137 grams Protein: 2 grams
  10. Enjoy!

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