Buttery toffee, semi-sweet chocolate, and pecans over graham crackers – make this super easy toffee recipe, perfect for the holidays or anytime!
Holiday baking is upon us. I will tell you one item that is going on my shortlist — this Graham Cracker Toffee!
Best Cookie Exchange Recipes
I was scouring through some old recipes from cookie exchanges gone by and came across this one. It’s been “hidden in plain sight” for so long! I decided I had to give it a test run before I committed to it.
Honestly, it’s one of those recipes that sounds too easy to be as good as it is. I’m not sure why I always manage to talk myself into difficult, thinking that is the only way something will turn out fabulous!
This toffee is perfection. It’s light and flaky graham cracker bottom, made with Honey Maid Grahams, totally seals the deal. I have always been a fan of toffee, but I am not a fan of sticky toffee.
This particular recipe is the best of all things – the light and flaky bottom, the buttery toffee center, topped with semi-sweet chocolate and chopped pecans.
Other Easy Cookie Exchange Recipe Ideas
- Three ingredient Candy Bar Fudge
- Four Ingredient White & Dark Chocolate Peppermint Bark
- Three Ingredient Peanut Clusters
- Simple S’Mores Treats
- Four Ingredient Salted Caramel Chocolate Pretzel Bars
- Delicious Homemade Twix Bars from Club Crackers
- Large Batch Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars
Want to know a secret to not stressing out when you get invited to a cookie exchange? Make bars.
Just because it’s called a “Cookie” exchange doesn’t mean you have to labor into the wee hours making dozens of cookies.
Cookie/Candy style bars fill up a holiday tray nicely. I promise you, you will thank me later.
More Holiday Cookie Exchange Tips & Tricks:
Let’s get back to this Graham Cracker Toffee, shall we?
Honey Maid Graham Crackers
Our kids love Honey Maid Grahams, don’t yours? We always have a box in the pantry, whether I am making a pie with a graham cracker crust, or our family is roasting s’mores in the back yard around the fire pit. My pantry isn’t completely stocked without a box.
Honey Maid is celebrating National Adoption Day this Saturday, November 21. I have a sister. No, she isn’t my sister by blood, but she is the only one I have. Teresa and I have been friends for over 30 years. She has been there for every happiness and every sadness in my life.
My sister, she was adopted. Her mom adopted her when she was a baby and gave her a home and a life that she loved. I am so thankful to her Mom for adopting her, I cannot imagine my life without her.
Do you have someone special in your life that was adopted? Maybe you adopted your children? Maybe your spouse is adopted? I am so grateful for my sister. What do I do for those I love? I bake for them!
This Graham Cracker Toffee is super easy! Line the bottom of a cookie sheet with crackers, boil together brown sugar and butter until it becomes caramel-colored, spreading over the crackers. It gets baked, then topped with semi-sweet chocolate chips until they get melty. Smooth them over the toffee and top with chopped pecans. Refrigerate for a bit and cut and enjoy!
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Let’s get to the recipe!
- 15 graham cracker sheets
- 2 sticks salted butter
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup pecans, chopped
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a cookie sheet with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray.
- Cover the cookie sheets with graham crackers, set aside.
- In a saucepan over medium heat, bring butter and brown sugar to a boil. Boil for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over graham crackers and spread evenly.
- Bake for 8 minutes. Remove from oven and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Let them sit for a couple of minutes, until they become melty. Gently smooth the chocolate over the top and top with pecans.
- Refrigerate for about 30 minutes to set the chocolate.
- Cut into pieces.
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 197 Total Fat: 14g Saturated Fat: 7g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 6g Cholesterol: 20mg Sodium: 106mg Carbohydrates: 18g Net Carbohydrates: 0g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 12g Sugar Alcohols: 0g Protein: 1g
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