Friday, April 11, 2008

Would You Like Chocolate With That? ~ Toffee Cookies

I thought about giving favorite dessert recipes (Friday's Favorites or something) and thought the chocolate title seemed to fit me. I'm known for my desserts, but I always have to explain that my skill is not in cooking (just follow the recipe), but rather in spotting and collecting yummy recipes!

I'm posting a very popular one - easy and great for sharing. However, you MUST heed my warning: These have that delish combination of sweet & salty...You will not be able to eat just one. After you start munching, you will need to hand the rest to a loved one and say, "please, take these from me right now" unless you are one of those people who can eat everything and not gain an ounce. If you are one of those people (complete opposite of me) then I suggest taking some of these and adding some ice cream and washing it down with some hot chocolate and marshmallows. ;)

Have you made these before? If not, give them a try and let me know what you think.

*Updated to add a yummy picture!*


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Cover a rimmed cookie sheet with foil and oil foil. Line evenly with saltine crackers (roughly 45?). In a large saucepan, melt 1 cup butter and 1 cup brown sugar and bring to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, (my gas stove only takes about 2 minutes - mixture will almost start to pull away from sides of pan) stirring constantly. Immediately pour mixture evenly over crackers. Put in oven for 5 minutes. Remove, tap down floating crackers and immediately sprinkle a bag (or 2 cups) of chocolate chips over top, let melt and then spread across top. You can also sprinkle chopped walnuts on top if you like. Chill to let it set up. Cut up however you wish, or break into pieces.

1 comment:

  1. oh, this sounds sooooooooooo good. lol I'm making this in the morning. lol


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