Welfare Cookies

READY IN: 33mins
Recipe by Merlot

This is good!!! I tasted it at a party and was so surprised to learn that the base of the cookie was a saltine cracker. I haven't made this myself, but plan to do so in the near future. Just thought I would submit it because it is so different.

Top Review by Pamela

I once had a recipe similar to this and I had misplaced it. I am so glad to have it again! I used slivered almonds instead of the walnuts. I had made these for a bridal shower and in keeping with the Bride's colors, I also added crushed red smarties along with the almonds. (I think that adding multi-colored crushed smarties on top would make a pretty snack as well.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray your baking pan with cooking spray OR line with aluminum foil.
  3. Line cookie sheet with the crackers, breaking the end pieces to fit the pan.
  4. Melt the butter in a saucepan, stir in the sugar; bring to a boil stirring constantly until the the sugar is melted and turns a light caramel color.
  5. Spread sugar mixture on crackers and place in oven for 10 minutes.
  6. Remove pan from oven& sprinkle chocolate chips over all.
  7. Spread with a knife when chips melt enough to do so.
  8. Sprinkle with crushed walnuts.

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