In this article, we will answer the question “Can you freeze Christmas crack cookies?” and discuss how to make christmas crack cookies?
Can you freeze Christmas crack cookies?
Yes, you can freeze Christmas crack cookies. This chocolate cracker candy is crunchy, chocolatey, and incredibly irresistible! That is why it is commonly referred to as Christmas Crack. This Christmas Crack recipe only only four ingredients and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare.
What is Christmas Crack, and how does it work?
Saltine crackers are covered in toffee and topped with chocolate to make this candy. Because you don’t require a candy thermometer or accurate measures, it’s one of the simplest ways to make candy. The toffee only needs to be cooked long enough to harden. Please keep in mind that this is not a hard toffee. It’s solid on the outside, but when you bite into it, it has a mushy, sweet texture.
The following are some of the reasons why this dish is so fantastic:
- There are only four ingredients in this dish. Butter, brown sugar, saltine crackers, and chocolate are all you need to make delicious Christmas Crack. Who would have guessed that saltine crackers would go well with toffee, but it does. The toffee’s light and crispy texture comes from the crackers.
- There’s no need for a candy thermometer. All you have to do is cook the butter and brown sugar mixture for exactly 5 minutes. In this recipe, you don’t need to worry about the temperature of the toffee, especially because you’ll be baking it as well.
- You won’t be able to stop eating it since it’s so delicious! Anyone who has tried Christmas Crack knows that you can’t just have one. It’s impossible to resist the combination of sweet and salty, toffee and chocolate, and a crispy texture.
- What some of my readers have to say about it:
“This is a fantastic recipe! It was the first thing to go at my business Christmas party after I cooked it. It was a hit, and people were clamouring for more! Next year, I guess I’ll have to make a double batch, lol.” Amanda –
To make Christmas Crack, follow these steps:
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Heavy-duty aluminium foil should be used to line a big baking pan. To box in the saltine crackers, spread them out in a single layer and fold up the foil’s edges. Remove from the equation.
- Melt the butter and brown sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat on the stovetop. Bring to a boil, then reduce to medium-low heat and continue to simmer, stirring regularly, for exactly 5 minutes.
- Pour the sauce over the crackers quickly and evenly.
- Bake for 5 minutes (minimum) or until bubbling in the oven. The crackers will expand and move around a little as they bake.
- Remove the pan from the oven and immediately cover with chocolate chips. Allow it sit for 1-2 minutes, or until roughly half of the chocolate chips have a shiny appearance.
- It’s soft enough to start spreading the chocolate over the toffee once it starts to look shiny.
- If desired, sprinkle with extra toppings and set in the refrigerator for about 2 hours to solidify the candy.
- Remove the foil once it has set. Hand-break the candy or cut it into pieces with a sharp knife.
- For this dish, a 1015′′ jelly roll pan works best. Any baking sheet this size or larger will work, though. Because my pan is 1117′′ in diameter, I just fold up the foil sides to hold the crackers in place and prevent the toffee from leaking out into the pan.
- Heavy-duty foil works best for lining the pan because it is easier to rip away. Regular foil can be used if you lightly treat it with nonstick cooking spray to make it easier to remove. Alternatively, parchment paper can be used. If you’re using parchment paper, there’s no need to grease it; just make sure it completely covers the bottom and sides of the pan.
- Toffee is being prepared. Set a timer for 5 minutes once the butter and brown sugar have come to a boil. It should be at a rolling boil to evaporate part of the moisture and turn into caramel.
- Making the cracker candy in the oven. In a 350°F oven, bake the saltine toffee for at least 5 minutes, or until bubbling, until the toffee reaches its second boiling point and absorbs into the crackers.
- The chocolate chips are being melted. Sprinkle the chocolate chips on top as soon as the tray is removed from the oven. To melt the chocolate, the bubbling toffee should be hot enough.
You can start spreading the chocolate to cover the saltine toffee once roughly half of the chocolate chips are glossy. If you’re having problems, use small chocolate chips or melt the chocolate in the microwave before spreading it on top.
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In this article, we answered the question “Can you freeze Christmas crack cookies” and discussed how to make christmas crack cookies?