Monday, February 11, 2008

Kierstin's Cracker Candy*

This is better than toffee!!

1-1.5 packages saltine crackers
1 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/4 tsp. baking soda
12 oz. package chocolate chips (milk or semi-sweet)
ground nuts (optional)

Preheat over to 350. Line cookie sheet w/ aluminum foil; spray foil with cooking spray. Line bottom of cookie sheet with a single layer of saltine crackers. In medium sauce pan, bring butter and brown sugar to boil. Boil one minute (time it) stirring constantly. Remove from heat and mix in baking soda. Pour mixture over saltine crackers and spread evenly. Bake in oven for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let chips soften/melt and then spread evenly. If desired, sprinkle with ground nuts. Refrigerate until completely cool. Break into odd shaped pieces. (Store in air tight container in frig)

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