This is a quick and easy treat that we both enjoy. These sweet treats are amazingly popular in holiday cookie gift boxes. The combination of sweet, salty, smooth, and crunchy textures are delectable.
adapted from AllRecipes.com
- 4 oz (1 sleeve) saltine crackers
- 1 C (2 sticks) butter
- 1 C brown sugar
- 2 C semisweet chocolate chips
- 3/4 C chopped nuts of your choice (optional)
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet with the saltine crackers in a single layer. Combine the sugar and butter in a saucepan. Bring to a boil for 3 minutes. Immediately pour over the saltines and spread the mixture to cover the crackers completely. Bake for 5-6 minutes. Removes from the oven and sprinkle on the chocolate chips evenly. Let sit for 5 minutes. Spread the melted chocolate chips and top with chopped nuts if desired. Cool completely and break into pieces.