Friday, May 20, 2011

Favorite Friday Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Crackers


This is one of B's favorite snacks ever.  Simple and easy to make--the original step by step recipe can be found here

Chocolate Caramel Crackers

Ingredients:
  • 1 sleeve of saltines
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • A big pinch of sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1-1.5 cups milk chocolate chips 
  • Extra sea salt or chopped nuts for sprinkling (optional)

Directions:
  • Melt butter in a saucepan and add sugar
  • Bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes and stir occasionally
  • While waiting, prepare a baking sheet by lining it with foil and spraying with nonstick cooking spray
  • Arrange crackers in a single layer on the baking sheet
  • Take the butter/sugar, now caramel! mixture off stove and mix in salt and vanilla
  • Pour the caramel over the crackers and spread evenly
  • Bake for 350 degrees for 5 minutes
  • Sprinkle chocolate chips on top and put it back in the (now turned off) oven for a minute
  • Use spatula or knife to spread melted chocolate evenly over the crackers
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts or sea salt on top
  • Cool and then break into pieces and enjoy!

2 comments:

  1. Yum! Anything salty AND chocolate-y is fabulous in my book. Can we have these next week?

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  2. Of course--it's on the menu!

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