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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Snack

This easy St. Patrick’s Day Snack never lasts long at my house! You don’t need to be feeling lucky to make this quick holiday snack!

It’s Kari again from CraftCreateCook! I’m here to share with you one of my favorites – an easy St. Patrick’s Day snack!

green and white saltine cracker toffee St. Patrick's Day snack in a white bowl

Holidays are my favorite time of the year! Although Christmas tops the list, I love decorating my house for every holiday and making fun treats and snacks for my family and friends!

How to Make a St. Patrick’s Day Snack

This St. Patrick’s Day snack can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container.

What you need: 

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Kitchen Tools Needed: 

Ingredients: 

Here’s what you’ll need from the store. The exact amounts are in the printable card at the bottom of this post.

Instructions:

1. Lay crackers on baking sheet.

Preheat oven to 400. Place 1 sleeve of saltine crackers onto a baking sheet covered in foil and sprayed with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.

saltine crackers on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet

2. Melt butter and sugar.

Place butter and sugar in a saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly. When mixture begins to boil, continue to boil for 3-5 minutes or until mixture is no longer gritty. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Immediately pour over crackers. Bake for 5 minutes.

2 sticks of butter in a saucepan with brown sugar and saltine crackers in the background
toffee and saltine crackers on a baking sheet
toffee and saltine crackers on a baking sheet after baking in an oven

3. Top with melted candy and add sprinkles.

Microwave green candy melts according to package directions. Spread evenly on the top of the crackers. Immediately top with small sprinkles.

melted green candy melts in a bowl with spoon
St. Patrick's Day saltine crackers toffee treat with green and white sprinkles

In a small resealable bag, add vibrant green candy melts. Microwave for 30 seconds on 50% power. Knead the bag and if necessary return to the microwave for 10 second increments at 50% power, kneading after each time in the microwave, until smooth. Snip the tip of the bag and swirl on the green candy melts. Repeat with the white candy melts mixture.

3. Let set to harden and cut.

Toss baking sheet in the refrigerator for 15 minutes or until candy melts are set. Remove from refrigerator and cut with a sharp knife, creating irregular pieces. Enjoy!

St. Patrick's Day saltine crackers toffee treat with green and white sprinkles and frosting

It won’t last long!

You don't need to be feeling lucky to make this easy St. Patrick's Day snack!
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Easy St. Patrick’s Day Snack

You don’t need to be feeling lucky to make this easy St. Patrick’s Day snack!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Dessert
Keyword: st. patrick’s Day Snack
Servings: 40
Calories: 94kcal
Author: Craft Create Cook

Ingredients

  • 40 Saltine Crackers
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 bag green candy melts 12 oz
  • 25 wafers vibrant green candy melts
  • 25 wafers bright white candy melts
  • green and white sprinkles
  • green and white sixlet candies

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 and line a baking sheet with foil. Spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Line sheet with crackers and set aside.
  • In a small saucepan, melt butter and sugar, stirring constantly. Boil for 3-5 minutes or until no longer gritty. Immediately pour on top of crackers and spread with the back of a spoon. Bake for 5 minutes.
  • Melt green candy melts according to package directions and spread over crackers. Smooth the candy with the back of a spoon.
  • Add sprinkles and candy to the top.
  • Place vibrant green candy melt wafers into a resealable sandwich bag but do not seal. Microwave on 50% power for 30 seconds and knead. If necessary, repeat heating in 10 second intervals at 50% power kneading after each time in the microwave, until smooth. Snip the tip of the bag and swirl on top of the green candy. Repeat with the white candy melt wafers.
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes or until hard. Cut into squares or small pieces and serve.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 94kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 76mg | Potassium: 13mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 0.2mg
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green and white saltine cracker toffee St. Patrick's Day snack in a white bowl

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Originally published March 2019. Updated February 2020.

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