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Auntie Lu's Cracker Candy Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendy Blair
Added: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
37-40 saltine or club crackers, (one sleeve), 1C.+2 Tbs. brown sugar, 1 C. butter, 18 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips, 1 small pkg. slivered almonds.

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Line cookie sheet (must have sides) with foil and spray with Pam. Cover bottom of sheet with crackers in a single layer. Place butter and sugar in small sauce pan. Slowly bring to a boil and boil for 3 minutes.
Pour butter/sugar mix over crackers, evenly. Place in oven and bake 5 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from oven and cover with chocolate chips. Cover with bread board or larger cookie sheet for 8 minutes or until chips are melted. Spread melted chips evenly over crackers.
Sprinkle with toasted almonds and press down gently.
Refrigerate one hour, remove foil, then break up into pieces.
Store in refrigerator, or freeze up to four months.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Lots and lots
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Auntie Lu was my godmother and my mother's best friend. She and my mom had a very friendly rivalry over who could teach me to do something (knit, sew, put on makeup, walk in high-heels etc.) first. I believe that my mom had this recipe too, but Auntie Lu got it to me first.

 

 

 

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