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Shark Snacks: Cracker Candy

Shark Snacks: Cracker Candy

In the spirit of Halloween, this week’s recipe is for a sweet and salty treat. You probably already have most of, if not all, the ingredients.

Here’s hoping the Rebels have a treat for us and tricks for Auburn on Saturday too!

Cracker Candy


  • Approximately 36 Saltines (one sleeve)
  • 1 c butter (2 sticks, and do NOT use margarine!)
  • 1 c light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 c (1 bag) semi-sweet chocolate chips


-Line a 10×15 baking sheet with tin foil, and spray with Pam.

-Preheat oven to 400°

-Completely cover the baking sheet with a single layer of saltines.

-Combine butter and brown sugar in a boiler. Stir constantly until butter is melted and mixture is boiling. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.

-Add vanilla, stir, and pour over the crackers.

-Bake 5 minutes at 400°

-Sprinkle the chocolate chips over the crackers.  

-Let sit for 5 minutes, and then smooth the chocolate over the top. It should be melted at this point.

-Chill in the refrigerator until set. Then break into small pieces.

About The Author

Emily Holly

Emily Evans Holly is a 2nd generation Ole Miss Rebel. She graduated in 2005 with a BBA in Marketing Communications and in 2006 with an MBA. While at Ole Miss, Emily was a Taylor Medalist, member of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College, Vice-President of Phi Mu, and a Rebel Recruiter. Emily was a sports and entertainment banker in Nashville before deciding to stay home with her daughter, Mattie. She resides in Brentwood, TN, with her husband and daughter. Emily is an avid fan of both Ole Miss and the New Orleans Saints.

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