Sweet & Salty Cracker Treats

Sweet & Salty Cracker Treats

So simple, so easy, so good!

20 min. prep time
48 pieces
151 Rating


36 to 45 saltine cracker squares
1 cup sugar
1 (12-ounce) package (2 cups) real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped peanuts


Heat oven to 400°F. Line 15x10x1-inch baking pan with aluminum foil. Lightly spray foil with no-stick cooking spray.

Place saltine crackers in single layer onto prepared pan. If necessary, break additional crackers in half to fill in any gaps.

Combine butter and sugar in 1-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Continue cooking 1-2 minutes until mixture thickens slightly. Pour mixture over crackers; spread to coat all crackers.

Bake 5 minutes (mixture will look foamy). Remove from oven; sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over crackers. Continue baking 1-2 minutes or until chips are slightly melted.

Gently spread chocolate mixture over crackers; sprinkle peanuts evenly over top. Cool completely. Break or cut into pieces.

Recipe Tip

- Substitute brown sugar for sugar for a more toffee-like flavor.

- Substitute your favorite nut for chopped peanuts.

Nutrition Facts (1 piece)

Calories: 110

Fat: 8g

Cholesterol: 10mg

Sodium: 75mg

Carbohydrates: 11g

Dietary Fiber: 1g

Protein: 1g

Recipe #15049©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Recipe Comments & Reviews

Just love this recipe. I have made it so many times and have had great comments from everyone who has tried it. I also told everyone where to find the recipe. Just made it again today for a graduation party this weekend. I have topped it with the crushed peppermint chips and/or candy for Christmas. And used the Andes candy bits for St. Patrick's Day. Try it - you'll just love it.

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