Nutty Soda Cracker Candy

READY IN: 20mins


  • 1
    (10 ounce) package saltine crackers (make certain that you use the salted crackers and do not break)
  • 1 12
    cups butter (preferably butter, margaine is not as good!)
  • 1 12
    cups brown sugar, packed
  • 12
    teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 1
    (12 ounce) package milk chocolate chips (can use semi-sweet)
  • 12
    cup toasted pecans, finely chopped (or use almonds)


  • Set oven to 400°F.
  • Line a 10 x 15-inch baking sheet with non-stick foil (or use parchment paper).
  • Place each cracker in a single layer in the baking sheet (add on more if needed to cover the sheet).
  • In a medium saucepan bring the butter and brown sugar to a boil over medium heat.
  • When the mixture comes to a FULL boil, boil for 3 minutes (set timer for 3 minutes after mixture reaches a full boil) you may reduce the heat so that the mixture does not boil over the saucepan.
  • Mix in vanilla (if using) then immediately pour the hot mixture over the top of the crackers.
  • Bake in a 400°F oven for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the crackers, then spread using a back of a spoon to smooth out and cover.
  • Sprinkle the nuts evenly over the top.
  • Place in the refrigerator for about 3-4 hours or until set.
  • Break into pieces and store in a covered container in the refrigerator.
  • Delicious!