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Wrapping Gifts & Christmas Candy

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! 🙂

I started wrapping gifts last weekend.

In fact, I am completely done with Christmas shopping for my kids.

The stressful part is over. All that’s left now is enjoying my family.

And making Christmas goodies!

We snacked on Saltine Candy Toffee while we watched Columbo last Sunday night.

My neighbor brought us a plate last Christmas, so now it will forever be Christmas candy to us! 🙂

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Saltine Candy Toffee

  • 1 cup butter (do NOT use margarine)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 (11 ounce) package chocolate chips (1 1/2 cups)
  • 40 saltine crackers
  • 1 cup chopped pecans (whatever you like, optional, optional) (optional) or 1 cup walnuts (whatever you like) (optional)
  • nonstick cooking spray
  1. Line jelly roll pan with foil and spray with non-stick spray.
  2. Lay crackers out flat on foil.
  3. Melt sugar and butter until foamy (3 minutes).
  4. Pour over crackers and spread to coat.
  5. Bake 10 minutes in 350ºF oven.
  6. Remove from oven.
  7. While hot, sprinkle with chocolate chips, let soften and melt, then spread.
  8. Sprinkle with nuts.
  9. Let cool.
  10. Refrigerate until hardened.
  11. Break into pieces like peanut brittle.

 

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