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Cracker Candy

This cracker candy is a simple and addictive snack! The combination of salty crackers and sweet caramel is irresistible.

May 04, 2023
98% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Cracker Candy

Under 30 minutes


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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Cracker Candy