Salt and Sugar Chocolate Bars

Blogger Bree Hester of Baked Bree shares this treasure from a cookie exchange that is sure to be a new addition to your holiday baking tradition. This Salt and Sugar Chocolate Bars recipe will be a treat that you can customize however you like.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 35

35
saltine crackers
1/2
cup butter
1/2
cup sugar
1
bag (11.5 oz) milk chocolate chips (2 cups)
Assorted toppings, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Line cookie sheet with sides with foil. Place crackers in single layer on cookie sheet.
  • 2 In 1-quart saucepan, heat butter and sugar over medium heat, stirring frequently, until melted and smooth. Pour over crackers; spread evenly to cover all crackers.
  • 3 Bake 3 to 5 minutes or until bubbly and golden. Remove from oven. Immediately sprinkle chocolate chips evenly over crackers.
  • 4 Return to oven; bake 1 to 2 minutes longer. Spread chocolate over all crackers. Sprinkle with desired toppings. Refrigerate until completely cooled. Break into pieces to serve. Store in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

The fun part of Harper’s Surprise is to add whatever toppings you like. Chopped nuts, coconut, toffee bits, mini chips, and candy sprinkles—anything that sounds good to you.

Keep Harper’s Surprise in the refrigerator. You don’t want the chocolate to melt.