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Ritz Cracker Toffee Recipe

Ritz cracker toffee is salty and sweet and so simple to make. Melted butter and brown sugar are made into a sticky toffee that is poured over ritz crackers then topped with melted chocolate chips. A must make holiday treat!

ritz toffee on a baking sheet

Ritz Cracker Toffee is salty, sweet, and so addictive!

Similar to classic Christmas crack and Chocolate caramel pretzel bars, this easy to make holiday treat is so delicious!

All you need are ritz crackers, butter, brown sugar, and chocolate chips.

a baking sheet lined with ritz crackers

How to make ritz cracker toffee

Step 1: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Place around 50 ritz crackers in a single layer on the cookie sheet.

Step 2: In a medium saucepan on the stove, melt butter and brown sugar and bring to a boil.

Once boiling, stir constantly for 2 – 3 minutes, until thick.

There is no need for a candy thermometer for this recipe.

Step 3: Pour toffee mixture over the ritz crackers, and use a rubber spoon or spatula to spread it out evenly.

Step 4: Bake for a few minutes, until bubbly.

baking sheet lined with ritz crackers covered in melted chocolate

Step 5: Sprinkle chocolate chips (semi sweet) over the top of the toffee covered ritz crackers.

Allow the chocolate chips to set for a few minutes to melt, then use a rubber spatula to spread the chocolate out evenly.

Step 6: Place the ritz toffee in the fridge or freezer for an hour or two, until hardened.

sheet pan with broken up ritz cracker toffee candy

Use your hands to break into pieces.

Store any leftovers in the freezer in an airtight ziploc bag for best texture.

stacked ritz toffee on a baking sheet

If you are a fan of salty sweet treats, this ritz dessert is a dream come true.

Buttery ritz crackers are my favorite, and go so well with this sweet dessert!

This piece below was even broken into a Christmas tree shape.

a hand holding a christmas shaped piece of toffee

If you want a change from the traditional saltine toffee crack, this ritz cracker version is a great choice!

This Christmas treat is hard to resist.

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Yield: 30

Ritz Cracker Toffee

ritz toffee on a baking sheet

Ritz cracker toffee is salty and sweet and so simple to make. Melted butter and brown sugar are made into a sticky toffee that is poured over ritz crackers then topped with melted chocolate chips.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 50 ritz crackers
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 10 oz bag semi sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  3. Place ritz crackers on the sheet and spread out into rows
  4. In a sauce pan, bring butter and brown sugar to a boil
  5. Boil, stirring constantly, for 2 - 3 minutes, until thickened
  6. Pour over ritz crackers and spread out evenly with a rubber spoon or spatula
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 3 - 5 minutes, until the edges start to brown and bubble
  8. Remove from oven and sprinkle immediately with the chocolate chips over the top
  9. Allow chocolate chips to set and melt for around 5 minutes, then use the back of a spoon or spatula to spread the chocolate out evenly
  10. Place ritz toffee in the fridge or freezer for 1 - 2 hours, until set
  11. Once hardened, use your hands to break the toffee into pieces
  12. Store leftover ritz toffee in an airtight ziploc bag in the freezer

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

30

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 150Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 16mgSodium: 100mgCarbohydrates: 16gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

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Sue

Wednesday 9th of December 2020

wouldn't it be just as easy to melt the chocolate chips in the microwave and pour the melted chocolate over the crackers?

Joy Shull

Thursday 10th of December 2020

No, that would actually take longer! When you sprinkle the chips over the top, the heat from the oven baking it melts them for you!

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