A sweet and salty, crunchy treat for the holidays. Beware: This award-winning Triple Chocolate Christmas Crack is very addicting!
I’d been contemplating what to make for our Holiday Baking Championship at work for weeks. What would please the masses? What is visually appealing? How can I present this in a way that adds to the overall tasting experience?
I finally landed on Christmas Crack because one of Jackson’s coworkers made it for their holiday party and she won their contest. I gathered all the ingredients and was surprised at how easy this delicious treat was to make.
I lined a baking sheeting with aluminum foil and coated it with cooking spray. Added a layer of club crackers. Poured over a mixture of butter and brown sugar. Baked it for 3-5 minutes. Sprinkled on some chocolate chips.
Put the pan in the oven for another 2-3 minutes so the chocolate chips would melt. Used a baking spatula to evenly spread the chocolate. Added some sprinkles and crushed up heath bars.
I could have left it just like this, but I wanted more Christmas colors so I added food coloring to white chocolate chips and drizzled it over the Christmas Crack. Then I put it in the freezer for two hours before cracking it into pieces.
I brought it to work for our holiday contest and couldn’t wait for all of my coworkers to try it! I listened close for people’s reactions to each treat, trying to figure out what the general consensus was on the best dessert there. Just after the party ended, an email was sent out announcing the winner. I scanned it quickly and found my name! Triple Chocolate Christmas Crack won! It’s safe to say, I’ll definitely be bringing this to more Christmas parties.
Triple Chocolate Christmas Crack
- 1 sleeve of club or saltine crackers
- 1 cup of unsalted butter (2 sticks)
- 1 cup of brown sugar
- 1 cup of milk chocolate chips
- 1 cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 3 heath bars, crushed
- Christmas sprinkles
- ¾ cup white chocolate chips
- Red and green food coloring
- Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and generously coat with cooking spray or evenly spread a layer of melted coconut oil.
- Cover the baking sheeting in a single layer of crackers.
- In a small pot, melt the butter and brown sugar together on the stove. Bring to a boil for about 3 minutes and stir until combined.
- Pour the caramel mixture over the crackers. Use a wooden spoon to spread the mixture evenly.
- Bake in the oven for 3-5 minutes or until it begins to bubble.
- Remove from the oven and sprinkle the chocolate chips on top. Place back in the oven for 2-3 minutes. Use a baking spatula to evenly spread the melted chocolate over the crackers.
- Place the crushed up heath bars and sprinkles on top.
- Add about ¼ cup of white chocolate chips to three small dishes. Melt them in the microwave. Add red food coloring to one dish, green food coloring to another, and leave the last one as is. Stir each dish so the chocolate melts together and drizzle the chocolate back and forth over the pan. Add a few more sprinkles on top.
- Once the pan is cool, set it in the fridge or freezer for at least 2 hours before cracking it into pieces.
- Store the Christmas Crack in the refrigerator for best results.