I have officially gotten candy corn; I told myself I was not about to buy candy corn (but I bought it anyway)! I have no clue why I bought candy corn ( thanks pintrest, foodgawker and all you other sites who love to temp me). I can’t stand the stuff, but it reminds me of my childhood and how I use to pile it in jars of peanut butter and eat to my hearts content. Candy corn and peanut butter is the bomb, if you don’t believe me try it! You will thank me later!
Since I decided to buy candy corn, I am officially walking around the house looking at bags of the stuff trying to figure out what to do with it. I decided to have a few (just a few I told myself), and now I am hooked on candy corn like no tomorrow. Now that I am addicted might as well do a few recipes.
There are a lot of Christmas crack recipes (chocolate toffee saltines), yes I have made it a few times and yes it’s as addictive as crack (not that I would know). I decided to Google a recipe for Halloween crack. If you got “Christmas crack” you gotta have “Halloween crack” right? Wrong! I saw one recipe and it was not what I was looking for.
I want there to be Halloween crack so bad!!! Let’s all start making Halloween crack a new tradition; since we all know that we will have bags of “candy corn” around the house with nothing to do with it. This recipe is similar to Christmas crack except there are lots of candy corn and peanut butter candies sprinkled on top. Some of the peanut butter candies may fall off the “crack” so make sure you try to get them to stick to the toffee or the candy corn. Halloween Crack is just as addictive, so let’s hope it becomes the new fall tradition. That everyone will be baking!
Halloween Crack Recipe:
1 sleeve of saltines (depending on baking sheet you may need more)
1 cup unsalted butter
1 cup dark brown sugar
1-2 cups candy corn
3/4-1 cup peanut butter candies
Recipe Directions: Preheat oven to 400° F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or foil; once done line the pan with layer of saltine crackers. In a saucepan, combine the butter and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium-high and boil for about 3 minutes until the ingredients are dissolved. Immediately pour over saltines to cover crackers completely.
Bake for 3-5 minutes. Remove from oven and turn the oven off. Sprinkle candy corn and peanut butter candies on toffee; place back in the oven. The oven does not need to be turned back on for this process or you will have melted gooey candy corn. Allow the candy corn and peanut butter candies to stick to the toffee in the warm oven . About 3-6 minutes once done take out the oven let cool completely and break into pieces.