"Cracker Jack Toffee"
Author: Leslie Green - The Hungry Housewife
Prep time: 5 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 15 mins
Toffee with a Cracker Jack snacks topping and drizzled with chocolate
Ingredients
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) salted Butter, plus more for buttering baking sheet
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 1 tablespoon Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1½ cups Butter Toffee flavored Cracker Jack Snacks
  • Pinch Coarse Kosher Salt
  • ¼ cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil and lightly coat with butter.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat melt 2 sticks butter.
  3. Clip a candy thermometor to the inside of the pan.
  4. Increase heat to medium and add sugar, water and corn syrup.
  5. Stir continuously until the candy thermometer reaches 300(DO NOT go over 300 degrees). This takes about 8-10 minutes.
  6. Immediately remove from heat, carefully stir in vanilla.
  7. Pour onto the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Evenly arrange the Cracker Jack Snacks onto the toffee and gently press in. Take care not to touch the toffee, as it is EXTREMELY hot and WILL burn you.
  9. Sprinkle with Kosher Salt.
  10. Allow to completely cool on baking sheet, about 30 minutes. Place in the refrigerator for 5 minutes.
  11. Melt chocolate in a small bowl in the microwave in 15 second increments until smooth.
  12. Place in a piping bag or quality zip lock back and sip the corner.
  13. Drizzle chocolate over the "Cracker Jack Toffee".
  14. Place back in refrigerator for 15 minutes.
  15. Break into pieces.
  16. Store covered at room temperature.
Recipe by The Hungry Housewife at http://www.thehungryhousewife.com/2013/08/cracker-jack-toffee.html