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Ghirardelli® Chocolate Saltine Toffee

Ghirardelli® Chocolate Saltine Toffee

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Transform saltine crackers into crunchy toffee by topping with homemade caramel, bittersweet chocolate, and sliced almonds. Enjoy the multi-layered texture and a symphony of sweet and savory.

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  • Calories:
  • 729 kcal
  • 36%
  • Fat:
  • 51.7 g
  • 80%
  • Carbs:
  • 66.1g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 5.9 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Sodium:
  • 200 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a half sheet pan lined with parchment paper, lay out saltine crackers, salt side down, in a single layer. Set aside.
  2. In a medium-size sauce pot, combine sugar, butter and corn syrup. Place over medium heat until butter melts, stirring continuously. Increase to high heat and cook until mixture registers 350 degrees F on a candy thermometer, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and carefully pour mixture over saltines, spreading evenly.
  3. Let sit a few minutes and then sprinkle chocolate over toffee. Once chocolate melts, spread in an even layer over toffee. Sprinkle sliced almonds on top. Freeze until chocolate sets. Once the chocolate is set, break into pieces.
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giggletush
45
1/15/2010

I make this but I do it alittle easier.. I melt the butter in the microwave and when fully melted I add that to my sugar (don't even use corn syurp), stir till well mixed than I pour that mixture over the crackers... I take a spoon and spread to make sure every cracker gets covered than I put that in the oven at 350 degrees for 6 to 7 mins or until it bubbles and gets alittle brown. When that's done I take it out and let it cool. Than I melt the choc chips in the microwave for one min, take out and stir... keep microwaving and mixing in 30 second intervals till all the choc chips are melted. Than I spread that over the cooling crackers. Again.. use a spoon to make sure every cracker is fully covered. Than you can top w/ anything but we like to top ours w/ crushed Health bar pieces. And freeze till it sets. OMG... This is one of the first things gone no matter where I take it and everyone is amazed that it's made w/ crackers.

sarahmk
20
11/16/2009

Oh my goodness! I made this in my parents kitchen just messing around, but it was gone FAST. AND they were breaking off pieces before it was even cooled and coming back for more. Very easy, this one is going in my recipe file!

abapplez
16
8/24/2010

These are sooo good! The toffee prep was a snap and this came together quick and easy. The Ghirardelli Chips put it over the top (I used closer to 8 oz.) These will be added to our holiday sweets list this year for gifts and cookie/candy trays.