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Crack Bars Recipe

Crack Bars, also known as Chocolate Peanut Butter Toffee Crackers, is a highly addictive and delicious cracker candy!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Yield 8 -10 servings
Author Lisa Huff

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Line a 9x9-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil and lightly spray with nonstick spray.
  • Place crackers in single layer of pan to cover the whole bottom. Break the crackers as necessary to fit.
  • Spread brown sugar on the bottom of a small saucepan. Cut butter into about 8 slices and place on top of sugar. Place pan on top of medium-high heat and without stirring bring to a boil. Let boil about 2-4 minutes or until smooth and brown in color.
  • Pour toffee mixture (sugar and butter) over graham crackers and spread evenly with an offset spatula. Bake for about 5 minutes at 425 degrees F to set.
  • Sprinkle peanut butter chips evenly over crackers and place back in oven for about 2 minutes or until chips start to melt. Remove from oven and spread chips evenly over crackers.
  • Sprinkle chopped nuts on top and gently press into the smooth peanut butter chips. Sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over nuts and place back in oven for about 2 minutes or until chocolate chips start to melt. Spread chocolate evenly over nuts. Cool.
  • Place in refrigerator for about an hour or until chocolate sets. Break or cut into pieces.

Notes

SNAPPY TIPS: If bars aren't completely cool before placing in the refrigerator place on a trivet. To expedite cooling you could also place bars in freezer.
SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: I have only used real unsalted butter in this recipe. Substituting margarine or anything else may have different results. Instead of semi sweet chocolate chips you could use dark chocolate.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keywords: Christmas candy, quick holiday treat
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