Cracker Candy As Made By Lori Nolan

Cracker Candy As Made By Lori Nolan

You will want to watch this short recipe video tutorial on how to make cracker candy. This fun dessert idea doesn't need a lot of ingredients or preparation, and it is sure to be one of your new favorite desserts. With real saltine crackers in the recipe, that give this fun dessert its saltiness, crispiness, and unique flavor. Other ingredients in the dessert include semi-sweet chocolate, pecans or almonds, and butter. All you need for this fun dessert is a baking pan covered with tinfoil, along with a saucepan and you are ready to go. This is a delicious candy to make that the whole family will love. You can give it as gifts, or make when company comes over. The easy recipe tutorial is short and shows you just how easy this cool dessert recipe is to make. There is something about the combination of chocolate with the salty, crispy texture of the crackers that you won't be able to resist. Combine that with the brown sugar candy and you have a cool recipe for dessert that will be your go-to throughout the year. The best part about this fun dessert recipe idea is that it's easy to make, and doesn't require any fancy ingredients. You will most likely have all the ingredients you need already in your kitchen.

Not only is this fun dessert recipe easy to make but it has some added nutrition because of the pecans or almonds sprinkled on top. You can choose to use whichever you prefer. You'll want to cut up the pecans and toast them for added texture and flavor. When it comes to pecans, there is a lot of pecan nutrition inside this healthy snack ideas. Pecans are a great source of protein, dietary fiber, and iron with lesser amounts of calcium and Vitamin C. Whether pecans are eaten raw or roasted pecans they are healthy snack ideas and the secret to good dessert recipes. Before the European settled in North America, pecans were a widely consumed and traded food by the Native Americans. Pecans can provide two to five times more energy per unit weight than wild game, and require no preparation to eat. Pecans that are found on the ground are often still edible. Hollow tree trunks, which you will find in abundance in pecan stands, offer a great storage spot for pecans by humans and squirrels, alike.

The original recipe for cracker candy calls for almonds, and like pecans, they are a food that is nutritionally dense. In a 100-gram serving of almonds you will find B vitamins riboflavin and niacin, calcium, iron, vitamin E, magnesium, manganese, zinc, and phosphorus. The same sized serving is also a good source of the B vitamins thiamine, vitamin B6, and folate, and the essential mineral potassium. Almonds are also high in dietary fiber, monounsaturated fats, and polyunsaturated fats, fats which potentially may lower LDL cholesterol. Almonds can be eaten on their raw on their own, or toasted which is a good way of bringing out their flavor. Almonds can be use for a wide variety of recipe ideas. Almonds can be bought in a variety of forms, such as whole, sliced, slivered, flaked, and as flour. Almonds can also yield almond oil and almonds can also be made into almond butter recipes or almond milk recipes.

This fun dessert recipe for cracker candy can be found on the Afternoon Baking with Grandma recipe site. On the site, you will find other cool dessert recipes along with cupcakes, cookie recipes, brownie ideas, smoothies, bread recipes, frosting ideas and so much more. **

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