Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee is an easy to make, addictive, salty-sweet, candy snack. Make it for Valentine’s Day gift-giving for that special someone or for your next gathering!
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Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee
Hello Sweethearts! I’ve got the perfect Valentine’s Day recipe for you: Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee.
The great thing about this recipe is that it is QUICK!
There’s a 2 hour cooling time after it’s done but other than that it only takes 10 minutes!
This is the stuff sweet tooth dreams are made of.
It’s the perfect combination of sweet and salty with a crunchy texture.
It can be customized in a number of ways through different toppings (nuts, other kinds of drizzled melted chocolate, sprinkles, you name it, etc.).
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You can’t just have one! Make it to share with friends, bring it to a potluck, package it up cutely for that special someone – share the love!
This recipe is inspired by Saltine Toffee on Amanda’s Cookin’.
- 48 saltine crackers
- 2 sticks of unsalted butter (1 cup)
- 1 cup dark brown sugar
- 12-ounce bag of semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels
- pink sprinkles and Valentine’s Day-themed sprinkles
Helpful Kitchen Tools
- rimmed sheet pan
- aluminum foil
- sharp knife for cutting toffee
- baking or offset spatula
I love those edges where part of the saltines are exposed and they are extra crispy from being in the oven. Yum!
We gave made this recipe as a teacher’s gift and gift bags for members of our family. In both cases, the Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee was very well received 🙂
You know you’ve found a good recipe when you find yourself eating the crumbs and bits on the pan after cutting Valentine’s Day Saltine Toffee – just watch, you’ll find yourself doing it too!
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- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover an aluminum-lined (make sure the aluminum is covering up the sides) sheet pan with 48 saltine crackers.Melt the butter and dark brown sugar in a medium saucepan. Boil for 5 minutes or until mixed and bubbly. Stir with a whisk. Pour carefully over the arranged saltines. Place sheet pan in the preheated oven for 4-5 minutes, the butter-sugar mixture should be bubbly when you take it out.
- Take the sheet pan out and sprinkle the semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels, after a few minutes, using an offset spatula spread the chocolate evenly. Sprinkle with pink and holiday-inspired sprinkles.
- Cool in the refrigerator for 2 hours to allow the toffee to set. Take it out and you can break it apart with your hands or use a sharp knife to cut. Package to give for gift-giving and enjoy!
- Store in an airtight container
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 98Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 1gSugar: 8gProtein: 1g
Please note that the Calculated Nutrition is an estimate at best.
This post was originally published on 1/31/2017 and updated and republished on 1/7/2021.