July 30, 2009

Saltine Surprises

Posted in Desserts tagged , , , at 12:48 pm by RootsAndRings

This is a recipe from my friend, Kendall. She introduced these to me in junior high and made them throughout high school. One night in college I was craving these terribly. I begged her for the recipe. They are delicious and easy and delicious. I always use semi-sweet chocolate chips but my aunt made them with dark chocolate chips and they were out-of-this-world amazing. Did I mention they are delicious?

Saltine crackers
1 c. sugar
1 c. butter
1 bag of chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350. Line a jelly roll pan (with sides) with aluminum foil. Lay saltines salt side up on the pan. This should be one layer over the entire pan. Pour sugar and butter in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Continue stirring while in a rolling boil for 3 minutes. Pour mixture over crackers. Cook for 8-9 minutes. Take pan out of the oven and pour entire bag of chocolate chips on top. It will take them a second but they’ll melt so you can spread them like you would frost a cake. Refrigerate until hard. About an hour. Break into pieces. Eat until you get sick.



  1. Darla said,

    My daughter is going to LOVE these!

  2. osarah said,

    Oh my gosh. That sounds amazing.

    John has been adding a dark chocolate Hershey’s Kiss to a Wheat Thin every day at lunch and this is roughly similar, so I’m sure he’ll like this. He says his “concotion” is kind of like a chocolate covered pretzel 🙂

  3. Ginger said,

    Umm…do you think you could add what size pan to use? I made some but I’m not sure I made them right because they were super-sticky. I think I used a pan that was too small. Help?

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