Christmas Crack Candy Recipe

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Mia Graham Modified: March 25, 2022
Christmas Crack Candy Recipe

How To Make Christmas Crack Candy

Enjoy the holidays more with this crack candy recipe. It’s a sweet and salty treat that has lots of crunch and is filled with caramel and chocolate.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Rest Time: 2 hours
Total: 2 hours 15 minutes



  • 1sleevesaltine cracker,(about 35-40 crackers)
  • 1cupunsalted butter,(2 sticks)
  • 1cupbrown sugar
  • 2cupssemisweet chocolate chips
  • sprinkles



    1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.

    2. Line a 10×15-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. 


    • Calories: 97.14kcal
    • Fat: 7.20g
    • Saturated Fat: 4.45g
    • Trans Fat: 0.19g
    • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.06g
    • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.26g
    • Carbohydrates: 9.36g
    • Fiber: 0.51g
    • Sugar: 8.45g
    • Protein: 0.42g
    • Cholesterol: 12.20mg
    • Sodium: 3.30mg
    • Calcium: 7.16mg
    • Potassium: 37.87mg
    • Iron: 0.30mg
    • Vitamin A: 38.82µg
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