Have you ever had candy made out of saltine crackers? If not, you absolutely don’t know what you’re missing out on. Cracker Candy is the perfect combination of salty toffee, crispy crackers, and sweet chocolate. Top with your families favorite toppings for a treat that will please everyone.
I was so excited to have the opportunity to partner with Imperial Sugar for Choctoberfest! My little guy even got into the action layering the crackers onto the sheet pan. Imperial Sugar is the perfect ingredient for all the goodies we plan on making this holiday season. Create some lifelong memories when you bake with love and Imperial Sugar.
While holiday cookie baking can be fun, I have to admit again that I am not a really good baker. So easy recipes like this Cracker Candy, or better known as Christmas Crack, are a welcome addition to the holidays. It’s a recipe I know even I can throw together in a pinch.
There are also so many different ways to make it that guests won’t get sick of seeing it at all the holiday functions you attend with them.
Variations of Cracker Candy:
- White chocolate, dried cranberries and pecan pieces.
- Peanut butter chips, mini chocolate chips, and salted peanuts.
- Dark chocolate chips (halved with milk chocolate chips), crushed peppermint candies.
How to make Cracker Candy:
Start by covering a cookie sheet with tin foil then spray with oil. Now layer crackers evenly over the whole sheet.
Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a medium saucepan melt 1 cup of butter (2 sticks) then add 1 cup of packed Imperial Brown Sugar. Slowly bring to a boil for 4-5 minutes.
Pour over the crackers and put directly into the oven. Cook for 5 minutes.
Take the crackers out of the oven. Sprinkle the chocolate chips in a thin layer over the top of the crackers.
Once they are all melted put back into the oven for 2 minutes.
Add whatever toppings you like. I added nuts to all the crackers but shredded coconut to only half since not everyone in the house likes it.
Put in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes to harden the chocolate. Once the chocolate has hardened crack into pieces.
Tips for making Cracker Candy:
- Be patient and gentle as you spread the chocolate chips on the crackers. It does take a little time.
- You may have to crack some of the crackers in half to fill out the edges. The toffee mixture will fill in all the cracks.
And here you are….
From our home in the Bottom Left of the Mitten to yours ~ Enjoy!
I have to say that pork is easily one of my favorite meats to cook and eat. Crock pot, stove top, braised, baked, chops, roast…..so many ways to cook it! What’s not to love? One way that I make it is a family favorite and that is by frying it. Just a few ingredients and very little time will leave you in Hog Heaven with my Fried Pork Chops.
When I’m feeling like ‘comfort food’ without the fuss this is the dish I make. It’s quick and tasty. The buttery cracker crust is crunchy and satisfying. And it’s as simple as these steps:
- Take a sleeve of crackers and crush them. If you are careful enough you can do this right in the plastic sleeve and not even dirty a dish or waste a plastic Ziploc bag. Put on a plate. Add seasonings.
- Beat 2 eggs.
- Heat 1/4 cup of vegetable oil in the bottom of a pan. Set to medium/high heat.
- Place pork chop in egg, then crackers.
- Then add pork chop to oil and place a lid part-way over the pan. I find that this cooks them more even.
- Cook for 5-6 minutes, depending on the thickness of the chops. I always buy the ‘thin sliced’ package at my local grocery. If you buy them too thick, they will not cook quick enough and you can risk burning the cracker coating. Flip then cook 4-5 minutes more.
The best thing about these Fried Pork Chops is that they go with so many different sides. I made these with roasted potatoes and asparagus. I also serve it with mashed potatoes and creamed corn (a great combo in itself). Mix it up and enjoy! Here you are….
From our home in the Bottom Left of the Mitten to yours ~ Enjoy!
As always I would love to thank our Sunday Supper host Shelby from Grumpy’s Honeybunch. Our hosts make it look easy!
Here are 30+ more Pork Recipes from baked, BBQ and smothered to enjoy:
- Braised Orange Tomato Pork Chops by Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
- Braised Pork Chops with Country Gravy by Grumpy’s Honeybunch
- Breakfast Chops by Palatable Pastime
- Brown Sugar and Balsamic Glazed Pork Chops by My Sweet Savings
- Chili Rubbed Pork Chops with Apricot Ginger Glaze by Life Tastes Good
- Cider Braised Pork Chops with Apple and Rutabaga by Caroline’s Cooking
- Creamy Apple Pork Chops by Savory Experiments
- Easy Cilantro Lime Pork Chops by Cooking Chat
- Easy One Pan Oven Roasted Pork Chops by Pies and Plots
- Easy Oven Baked & Breaded Pork Chops by Hardly A Goddess
- Fontina Pork Chops with Mushroom Sauce by Soulfully Made
- Fried Pork Chops by Bottom Left of the Mitten
- Grilled Boneless Pork Chops with Broccoli Rabe by Simple and Savory
- Grilled Pork Chops with a Strawberry Balsamic Glaze by Recipes Food and Cooking
- Indian-Spiced Pork Chop Potato Skillet by Sunday Supper Movement
- Japanese-Style Pork Chops Tonkatsu by Asian In America
- Mom’s Cornflake Pork Chops by A Day in the Life on the Farm
- Mushroom Smothered Pork Chops over Noodles by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
And More Pork Chops
- One Pan Pesto Pork Chops by Cricket’s Confections
- Pork & Peppers Stir Fry by Wholistic Woman
- Pork Chops Dijonnaise by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
- Pork Chops with Dirty Rice by Turnips 2 Tangerines
- Pork Chops, Peperoncini and Potatoes by Tramplingrose
- Prosciutto Wrapped Brie and Onion Stuffed Pork Chops by The Freshman Cook
- Quick Brine Pork Chops with Brown Sugar Glaze by Sew You Think You Can Cook
- Quick Easy Maple Glazed Pork Chops by Sprinkles and Sprouts
- Skillet Tuscan Pork Chops by A Mind “Full” Mom
- Slow Cooker BBQ Pork Chops by Big Bear’s Wife
- Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Mushroom Sauce by A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
- Spicy Maple-Glazed Pork Chops with Jalapeno Cheese Grits by The Weekend Gourmet
- Vietnamese Grilled Pork Chop by Brunch-n-Bites
Join the #SundaySupper conversation on twitter on Sunday! We tweet throughout the day and share recipes from all over the world. Our weekly chat starts at 7:00 pm ET. Follow the #SundaySupper hashtag and remember to include it in your tweets to join in the chat. To get more great Sunday Supper Recipes, visit our website or check out our Pinterest board. Would you like to join the Sunday Supper Movement? It’s easy. You can sign up by clicking here: Sunday Supper Movement.