Total Time
15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a somewhat different variation than the traditional "Bark"--more of a cracker type candy-I make several variations. Great to make for Christmas parties, bake sales, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Line a cookie sheet (the kind with sides) with parchment paper or foil.
  3. Cover the lined cookie sheet with saltines--do not overlap.
  4. Bring to a boil the 2 sticks of butter or margarine (I've used "better" margarine and it works just as well) to a boil.
  5. Add the brown sugar-stir quickly and cook for few minutes-continuing to stir until sugar is melted.
  6. Pour the melted butter/brown sugar combo over the crackers. (Be careful as mixture can REALLY burn you if you're not careful).
  7. Bake at 400°F for 5 minutes.
  8. Remove pan and place on cooling rack.
  9. While pan is still hot-cover with chocolate chips (OKAY, HONESTY CHECK--I don't measure--I grab the bag and dump bout 3/4 of the bag over the hot crackers).
  10. Allow the chips to melt and spread with a spatula.
  11. If adding chopped nuts or sprinkles, add now.
  12. Allow to cool-break apart and enjoy.
  13. VARIATIONS:.
  14. I also drizzle white chocolate after the semi-sweet has firmed up OR I've used white chocolate to cover the crackers and sprinkles for the holidays--you could drizzle with regular chocolate or try peanut butter chips and then drizzle with chocolate, even butterscotch chips--there's numerous ways to vary this recipe.

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This is a GOOD one! Although I've seen others with half the butter, and are just as tasty... with half the butter. So... I'll certainly try it before I judge! =)

EuphoricFusion August 30, 2008

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