Cranberry Pistachio Cracker Toffee

Everyone's favorite cracker toffee made a little fancier with bittersweet chocolate, dried cranberries, and pistachios.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas treat, cracker toffee, dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 24 servings (2 crackers per serving)
Calories: 188kcal
Author: Kristen King
Cost: $10


  • large sheet pan
  • tin foil
  • small saucepan
  • wooden spoon
  • spatula (inverted spatula works well)


  • 48 saltine crackers
  • 2 sticks butter, salted
  • 1 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 10 oz bag Ghirardelli 60% Cacao Bittersweet Chocolate Baking Chips
  • 1/2 cup pistachios, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Line baking sheet with foil and line crackers in a single layer. Set aside.
  • To make caramel toffee layer melt butter in a saucepan on medium to medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar and bring to a boil. Continue to stir constantly and boil for 3 minutes.
  • Pour caramel over cracker layer and spread evenly. Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Sprinkle baking chips over the top in an even layer. Let sit for a minute to allow baking chips to melt.
  • Spread melted chocolate into a layer covering all the caramel.
  • Top with pistachios and dried cranberries.
  • Allow to firm in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  • Cut into squares. Serve or freeze for later.


Calories: 188kcal