Almond Crackers

Submitted Sat, 04/21/2012 - 5:15pm by Web Gal
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This recipe has been floating around the Midwest for some time - I always knew these as just "almond crackers" but apparently the real name is Nutty Cracker Delights. 

The recipe sounds peculiar, but I'd eat these over a candy bar ANY day. They are crispy and just the right amount of sweet and salty. Perfect if you need an unexpected treat for a baby or bridal shower!

~ A. Snyder, A La Carte Staff

Nutty Cracker Delights
 
42 Club crackers
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1/2 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla
1 c. slivered almonds
 
Place crackers in a single layer in a foil-lined  15 in. X 10 in. x 1 in. baking pan. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt butter.  Add sugar; bring to a boil, stirring constantly.  Boil for 2 minutes.  Remove from heat; add vanilla.  Pour evenly over crackers; sprinkle with nuts.  Bake at 350 for 10-12 mins. or until lightly browned.  Immediately remove from the pan, cutting between crackers if necessary, and cool on wire racks.  Store in an airtight container.  Yield: 3 & 1/2 dozen