Thursday, December 31, 2009
Can I just say...YUM!!!
I tried this recipe from Our Creative Life, calling for saltine crackers as a main ingredient. A little sweet...a little salty...a lot of AWESOME!!
It has a perfect rich buttery toffee flavor and they are very difficult to stop eating! By the time anyone reads this I will be five pounds heavier.
Mine do not look as thick as hers. I used a larger baking sheet and more saltines. I also used mini chocolate chips instead of the normal ones (that is what I had laying around)and they didn't melt very well. These are really yummy!
EASY TOFFEE CANDY
1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) butter,
divided 35 to 40 saltine crackers
1 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 can Sweetened Condensed Milk
1 1/2 cups (9 oz) Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
PREHEAT oven to 425° F.
Line 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan with heavy-duty foil.
MELT 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter in medium saucepan. Pour into prepared jelly-roll pan. Arrange crackers over butter, breaking crackers to fit empty spaces. MELT remaining butter in same saucepan; add sugar. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in sweetened condensed milk. Pour over crackers. BAKE for 10 to 12 minutes or until mixture is bubbly and slightly darkened. Remove from oven; cool for 1 minute. SPRINKLE with morsels. Let stand for 5 minutes or until morsels are shiny; spread evenly. Sprinkle with nuts; press into chocolate.
Cool in pan on wire rack for 30 minutes. Refrigerate for about 30 minutes or until chocolate is set. Remove foil; cut into pieces.
Enjoy & don't hate me five pounds from now!