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Barking Crackers

User Rating 5 Star Rating (2 Reviews)


Photo © 2005 Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com, Inc.

This treat pleasures both the sweet and the salty eater.

Carroll Pellegrinelli
Barking Crackers is a simple candy made with soda crackers and chocolate that is similar to a traditional toffee or bark recipe.

Be sure to check the bottom of the recipe for complete instructions for a Passover version of this recipe.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 40 (plus) soda crackers*
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 12 ounce package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate or butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup finely chopped nuts and toasted, optional


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a jelly roll (15 x 10-inches with sides) pan with foil and grease lightly. Completely line pan with crackers. Boil butter and brown sugar for 3 minutes. Stirring constantly. Pour mixture over crackers. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle chips over pan. Let chips soften so they can be evenly spread. Sprinkle nuts over top. Refrigerate for 1 hour and then break apart into bit-sized pieces. Store these in the refrigerator.

For Passover

Just substitute 6 pieces of Matzo crackers for the soda crackers.
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 5 out of 5
Barking Crackers....yummmy, Member colhan2

Don't overboil the ingreds. or you'll have brittle.

43 out of 44 people found this helpful.

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