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Christmas Crack: Warning: This is SUPER addictive! Saltines are covered with an easy caramel sauce, two types of chocolate, crushed and chopped peppermint, and assorted holiday sprinkles. This is absolute holiday treat perfection. | stressbaking.com #christmasdessert #christmastreat #holidaydessert #holidaytreat

Christmas Crack (Holiday Bark)

5 from 2 votes
This might have basic ingredients, but the result is anything BUT basic! Saltines are covered with an easy caramel sauce, two types of chocolate, crushed and chopped peppermint, and assorted holiday sprinkles!
Prep Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours
Servings 30 ish pieces

Ingredients
  

  • 40 saltine crackers
  • 1 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 20 ounces dark chocolate
  • 4 ounces white chocolate
  • Crushed peppermint, chopped Andes mints, other various sprinkles

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, and then place the crackers in a single layer (5 across, 8 down - or whatever fits your pan).
  • In a medium saucepan, combine butter, brown sugar and salt. Heat over medium, stirring constantly until the mixture comes to a boil and starts to get darker. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract.
  • Immediately pour this mixture over the crackers on your prepared pan in an even layer. Use a spatula to spread it evenly if need be.
  • Bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  • While pan is in the oven, melt chocolate according to package directions in a microwave safe bowl or using a double boiler.
  • Remove pan from oven and immediately pour the chocolate on top in an even layer. Use a spatula to spread it across the top evenly.
  • Melt white chocolate according to package directions and place in a piping bag to drizzle across the top. Add anything else you want at this point - sprinkles, chopped Andes mints, crushed peppermint, etc.
  • Let the pan cool to room temperature and then place in the fridge to chill for at least 1 hour, preferably overnight.
  • Use a knife to cut into pieces - it won't break evenly and that's completely expected and okay!
  • Store in fridge until ready to serve, and enjoy!

Notes

Storage: Can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks, or at room temperature for up to 1 week.

Nutrition

Calories: 233kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 198IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 3mg
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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