Holiday Toffee Surprise is mighty tasty. The toffee is soft and chewy, and topped with chocolate and nuts. This toffee is a great treat for the Holidays. You will love the fact that you can make this holiday toffee surprise in about 20 minutes.
Most people don’t even realize that there are crackers on the bottom. I have found that everyone likes this treat. You will like it because it is good, and it is fast to make, which makes it a double bonus for you. I hope that you will try this holiday toffee surprise and make it a fun tradition for your family and friends.
Christmas is such a magical time of the year, when dream come true. It is hard to imagine life without Christmas. But sometimes we get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of running around for hours trying to find the right gift for everyone. By the time we find all the right things, we are in a different mind set and I think we might be better of if we could just sit around and talk with each other.
What Ingredients Do I Need For Holiday Toffee Surprise?
- Club crackers or Soda crackers
- Brown sugar
- Chocolate chips
- Chopped nuts
How Do I Make Holiday Toffee Surprise?
- Line a 9″ X 13″ pan with foil and grease the foil with oil.
- Then line the bottom of the pan (on top of the foil) with crackers.
- In a saucepan, melt butter and brown sugar together; boil for 2 minutes.
- Pour mixture over crackers. Make sure it covers all of the crackers. You can use a spatula if necessary.
- Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for about 5 minutes until golden brown.
- Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips over the top of the crackers. Spread like frosting as chocolate melts.
- Sprinkle with chopped nuts, if desired. Press them down into chocolate.
- I like to set the candy in the fridge for about 5 minutes so that it gives the chocolate time to set up.
- Cut or break into pieces.
- This is just like toffee. So good!
I have been racking my brain trying to find ideas that will unite us as a family, and bring us closer together. It would be fun to do a vacation, but that will have to be a different year. Maybe we could find a movie or go bowling.
My oldest son paid for everyone to go bowling one year, and that was a blast. However, I am good at watching the grand kids because when it came to bowling talents, I got in the wrong line. I need to use the little thing that they use to help little ones, I do not know what it is called? You put the ball on it and it goes down the alley straight, and usually at least you hit a few pins!
What is Holiday Toffee Surprise?
- Part brittle, part cookie, part English toffee, all delicious.
- It is made with ordinary saltine crackers covered with a brown sugar and butter sauce and baked until caramelized and crisp in the oven.
- The caramel sauce transforms the crackers into a delicious candy.
- Then everything is slathered in melted chocolate, topped with chopped nuts, and cut into pieces.
Sometimes, I bowl, grandma style and that helps me get a few pins as well. However when I bowl normal, I usually get a gutter ball. It is like someone put my arm on crooked! Ha ha. I think I will stick to making holiday toffee surprise.
I also use to love to go sleigh riding. We had a big hill across the street, (we lived on a main State highway), and the hill was perfect. We would go sleigh riding for hours. I think that is the difference now a days, mom and dad have to drive you somewhere to go sleigh riding.
My parents could look out the window and see us and they didn’t even have to leave the house. Plus, there were not a lot of people out in the country, and life seemed to be a little slower pace. I am not sure what my parents were doing, but they would let us go, on our own, for hours.
We usually had to stop and do chores, like milk the cows or feed the calves. But that was the exercising that we did. None of this going to the gym like my kids do. Our gym was moving bales of hay, shoveling manure out of the barn, and carrying buckets of milk to the calves without spilling it.
How Long Will Holiday Toffee Surprise Last?
- Under normal conditions, Holiday Toffee Surprise should keep well in an airtight container for about a week.
My son is thinking that this grown up business is for the birds. He doesn’t care for the idea that when he comes home, it is dark. Since daylight saving time, it does get dark mighty early. It seems like around 8 pm it is 11 pm. I told him welcome to fall and welcome to growing up.
Sometimes you just have to make the very most out of the time that you have left in the day. Again, I think that balance, is the key. Like my mom use to say, 8 hours to sleep, 8 hours to play and 8 hours to work. I think that I do not do so well on the 8 hours of play. I make too many messes and have to clean them up. Time to make up some fun games while cleaning I guess.
Tips and Tricks For Holiday Toffee Surprise:
- I have found that some people like to use graham crackers in place of the soda crackers.
- If you do not want to use chocolate chips, you could also use white chips and add some broken candy canes to the top!
- Another option would be mint chips and red sprinkles.
- Peanut butter chips with some Reese’s broke up on the top would be great!
Tell me what kind of treats that you like to make for Christmas. I know when we were little, we would have fruitcake. Yes, some people really like that stuff. Do you? I know that I will not be making it this year, or the next, or probably even the next. So if you want a recipe, I am so sorry, I really do not have one.
I do love fudge, divinity, and holiday toffee surprise. These recipes bring me back to my childhood when I was young, and the only cares that I had were doing a few chores and the duty of learning to wait patiently for Christmas morning to see what St. Nick would bring. It wasn’t a lot, but it was everything!
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 133Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 6mgSodium 47mgCarbohydrates 14gFiber 1gSugar 12gProtein 2g