Dish of the Week: Four-ingredient Saltine Toffee Crisps


Consisting of four ingredients, Saltine Toffee Crisps are simple and delicious treats that satisfy both one’s sweet and salty cravings.

By Alice Smelyansky

When the wind chill hovers around minus 20 degrees Fahrenheit and walking to class becomes a serious workout, it’s perfectly normal to find yourself in hibernation mode. If the idea of leaving a source of heat to brave the icy weather gives you actual chills, then make use of your time and treat yourself with something sweet. With just four ingredients, this recipe for saltine toffee crisps might not really occupy your time. But nevertheless, these sweet and salty crisps are the perfect pick-me-up for unreasonable weather and homework assignments.


Four-Ingredient Saltine Toffee Crisps



1 cup light brown sugar

1 cup butter (two sticks)

50 saltine crackers (cracker amount depends on cookie sheet size)

8 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. In a pan, melt the butter and light brown sugar and bring it to a boil. As it boils, stir for five minutes to create even texture.

3. Take a large cookie sheet and place foil on top for an easy clean up.

4. Line the cookie sheet with crackers, making sure to fill in any gaps with crackers.

5. Evenly cover the crackers with the butter and light brown sugar mixture.

6. Place the dessert in the oven and bake for five to six minutes.

7. Take the cookie sheet out and sprinkle the chocolate chips on top.

8. With a spatula, spread the melted chocolate over all of the crackers.

9. Allow the crisps to cool by placing them in the freezer for a few minutes.

10. Once cool, break the pieces apart and relish in chocolate-y goodness!

Alice is a sophomore in Media. She can be reached at [email protected]