I use my hands because I find it much easier. It was a huge disappointment. I will try cooking it longer next time… perhaps that will help keep it from trying to stick to the foil as well. The first time I read about Salted Chocolate Pretzel Toffee, it was about 4 a. Variations for Christmas crack This Christmas crack candy is so versatile and can be modified so many different ways! How to make Christmas crack Find the printable recipe below. Keep using a knife and spreading until the paper is able to be seen. Immediately pour the hot candy over the top of the pretzels.
With the cooler weather, I am all about comfort food and totally addicting Chex mix connations lately. Walk away I washed my sauce pan and thermometer while waiting and when I came back, I lifted the pan, and voila! They are good for making chocolate cookies, but not when you are going for a smooth chocolate like this calls for. This time I used semi-sweet and it turned out perfectly. It is a butter replacement called Smart Balance. Try any combination of pretzels with Cheez-Its, oyster crackers, Chex cereal, Goldfish, Bugels, cashews, peanuts, oyster crackers, Cheerios, or Fritos.
It is my downfall on my diet. I know it is for me! Remove from heat and fold in crushed pretzels. Lots of readers left great suggestions for additional seasonings! Nutrition Information Calories: 169, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Cholesterol: 14mg, Sodium: 87mg, Potassium: 84mg, Carbohydrates: 14g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 1g, Vitamin A: 3. Spread on parchment paper until very thin. It should take about 3 minutes for the butter and sugar to caramelize, but keep a close eye on it because it will burn quickly. You can try canola oil or melted butter.
Take the pan out of the oven to cool. I made these for Christmas day to serve during the football game. It was easy and delicious and I felt successful! This has happened to me also, just once. I right-clicked this whole recipe and pasted into a Word document. Toss 1 cup butter and 1 cup packed brown sugar into a medium-sized sauce pan. So I fixed that with sprinkling some coarse sea salt over the top.
First, grab 2 baking sheets and line them either with a silicone baking mat my favorite thing ever or parchment paper. And so does this bark! Afraid that it would scorch, I took it off. Has anyone tried it with peanutbutter? So what is Christmas Crack also known as Christmas Toffee? And sprinkled sea salt on the chocolate. Once cooled, it is cracked into chunks and ready to be enjoyed! Even if I hide it — I know where to find it! That crust is made from saltine crackers. Much easier because no need for any prep work.
I do fold the paper crisply along the pan edges to help hold its shape. My Christmas Crack recipe works for so many reasons. Using the buttered flavored oil is brilliant! The combination of sweet toffee goodness and the crunchy saltiness of the pretzels are a match made in candy heaven. This batch is all for him…. Take a peek here, to see it in action this video is a bit fast, and made me kind of dizzy, but it shows how easy it is to make it.
All you need is a few ingredients: mini pretzels, butter, brown sugar, chocolate chips and salt. And while I was there, I learned about this toffee, only she called it by another name, using the two words that would light my way back to the Land of the Living: Crack Bark. I have one little twist: bacon. We love to make it and break it up in pieces to add to some of our cookie plates. How To Make Christmas Crack Pretzels Step One: Make Seasoning To make the seasoning for the Christmas Crack Pretzels, whisk together , , garlic powder, and cajun seasoning.
It will stay fresh for 1 — 2 weeks. Of course, my grandsons still want me to make some! I boil the sugar mixture for 5 minutes. I want one with an honest to goodness pie crust — even if a bought one! I was very surprised that he had never had this before, but then I remembered that I usually do cookie platters for friends and family and this is usually all gone before he ever sees it. The chocolate was perfectly melty and spreadable. Store covered in ziploc container.