Chocolate Caramel Saltines

My niece Sari gave this recipe over 20 years ago I am sure. It is simple & delicious & everyone loves it!

I make a very similar dessert with graham wafer squares Caramel Graham Wafers, but this is a bit different… this recipe has chocolate & I added some sprinkles & coconut on top, which are both optional

The recipe is simple, you line a cookie sheet with saltine crackers, make a caramel by melting sugar & butter, bake this, then spread chocolate chips over, spread that out & top as desired! Let it cool then I cut it into small squares….

I have to be honest & say that it was very difficult to stop snacking on these every time I walked by them.. so I froze them! I made them to take to a party but didn’t need all of them… everyone at the party really liked them & could not stop eating them either!

Thanks to my niece Sari for this great & yum recipe!

Here is the recipe

Ingredients

1 sleeve of Saltine Crackers … 35 crackers fit on my baking sheet

1 cup butter

1 cup brown sugar

1 300 g bag of chocolate chips

2/3 cup slivered almonds

1/2 cup coconut

1/2 ice cream sprinkles

Method

Preheat oven to 350f

Line a baking sheet with foil or parchment paper

  1. Lay the saltine crackers in a single layer all of the baking pan, set aside
  2. Melt the butter & brown sugar together in a saucepan, stir & boil gently for 3 minutes
  3. Pour the caramel evenly over the saltine crackers covering all of them
  4. Bake for 5 minutes… don’t bake this too long or the caramel will burn…so you have to watch ti
  5. Remove from the oven & sprinkle the chocolate chips evenly over the caramel right away so they can melt
  6. When you see that the chocolate softened, take an off-set spatula or a knife or use the back of a spoon & spread the chocolate evenly over the crackers
  7. Right away while the chocolate is melty… sprinkle with nuts, coconut & sprinkles … press gently into the chocolate otherwise the topping will fall off!
  8. Pop this into the refrigerator to cool so that the chocolate will harden up
  9. Then, I cut this into squares but you can break it up if you want!

Enjoy!

press the toppings down so they stick in the chocolate

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Marilyn Dishes

Many people ask me "how did you do that?" "will you show me how?' So I decided to make a blog about what I cook and bake. I am in no way a professional cook, but I love to feed people and try new things as well as making the "old foods" My friends are wonderful cooks, each with their own 'specialty' and i will be having guest cooks here, showcasing their favourite things to cook as well!! I hope you enjoy this blog and maybe decide to make some of these foods yourself! I am always available to answer any questions you might have about anything you see here. Some of my recipes are unique to me but most are not. They are all recipes I have found in a variety of ways, some are old family recipes that date back decades and some are new ones!

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