Chocolate Brittle Surprise

Chocolate Brittle Surprise

"Like chocolate-covered toffee! Disappears like magic! Great for holiday parties, gifts!"
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servings 440 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 440 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 31.3 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Cover cookie sheet with foil. Spray foil with cooking oil spray.
  2. Place crackers on foil in 5 x 7 inch rows.
  3. Microwave butter on high for 2 minutes. Add brown sugar and stir. Microwave on high for 2 more minutes, stirring every 30 seconds.
  4. Pour over crackers. Bake 17 - 20 minutes (should bubble but not burn).
  5. Sprinkle chocolate chips over hot crackers. Spread after 2 minutes (chips have softened). Sprinkle nuts on top.
  6. Refrigerate 1 hour. Break into pieces. Can be frozen.


  • Tip
  • Parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.


  1. 447 Ratings

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I have been a member of this site since 2000 and have never rated a recipe before today. But I just had to add my input for this one. I have been making this every year since 12/4/2000. Every ye...

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Don't understand what the rave reviews are about. It was okay, but not great. If I make it again, it will be to include in gift baskets--it does make a huge batch. Now get out those toothbrus...

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I have been a member of this site since 2000 and have never rated a recipe before today. But I just had to add my input for this one. I have been making this every year since 12/4/2000. Every ye...

This was Excellent! One Change that my Husband thought of and made a Great Difference is using Graham Crackers instead of Saltines. We tried both and favor the Cinnamon Graham Crackers! The fir...

Oh My God! This was absolutely delicious! I found that mine burned around the edges so I'll have to play around with the baking time. I also found that semi-sweet chips over-powered the pecan...

My only change to this recipe is that I crush the crackers, then stir the cracker crumbs into the sugar/butter mixture and pour into a greased pan. That way I don't have to worry about all the ...

I have to admit I was very skeptical about this one! I wouldn't have tried it but the reviews were so good! And it really was everything that everybody said it was! I even used SALTED cracker...

i made this bark just this morning with a slightly different recipe, but it was just as popular and tasty as this one evidently is. i used saltines on a 12x17 pan and didn't need cooking spray....

Very easy recipe and everyone loved it. They were all impressed with my candy-making ability. I did make the mistake of doubling the recipe and putting two pans in the oven at once. The pan...

This recipe is great! I made 3 batches at Xmas. I've found that 17-20 mins can be too long and result in a burnt taste in spots, so I cook it for 10-13 minutes. Also, I have mixed in a cup of ...

This stuff was amazing! I found it was more efficient to soak a few crackers at a time in the hot butter and sugar mixture and then place them on the foil instead of pouring the mixture right on...

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