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This Christmas crack recipe is super easy to make and so dang yummy! It is gluten-free and will definitely be a new holiday favorite treat!
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5 from 2 votes

Cranberry Christmas Crack Recipe

This cranberry Christmas crack recipe is super yummy and so easy to make. It is sure to be a new favorite holiday treat!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate crack recipe, cranberry christmas crack, gluten free cranberry christmas crack
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 583kcal
Author: Chandice Probst


  • 1 box gluten-free Glutino table crackers
  • 1 C salted butter
  • 1 C brown sugar packed
  • 2 C white chocolate chips
  • 3 1/2 C fresh cranberries
  • 1 1/2 C Dry Sparkling cranberry soda
  • 1 C sugar


  • Pre-heat oven to 325°F
  • Place cranberries, sugar and Dry Sparkling cranberry soda in a saucepan
  • Bring them to a boil and simmer on low 20 minutes until it starts to thicken
  • Break cranberries with a forehand stir
  • Meanwhile, line a large baking pan with aluminum foil and spray the foil with non-stick cooking spray
  • Next, line the pan with gluten-free Table crackers
  • Meanwhile, place the butter and sugar in a pot over low medium-low heat
  • Whisk until the butter is melted
  • Once melted, bring to a boil for 2-3 minutes whisking constantly
  • Remove pan from heat and pour evenly over crackers
  • Spread mixture with a spatula
  • Bake for 7-9 minutes
  • Remove pan and allow to cool 2 minutes
  • Meanwhile, melt the chocolate and then pour over the top with a spatula
  • Drizzle cranberry jam over chocolate
  • Place in the freezer for 30 minutes to an hour
  • Once chocolate has hardened break pieces off the foil and plate
  • This candy will stay fresh for 1 - 2 weeks


Feel free to use any cranberry soda that you can find. Although, Dry Sparkling cranberry soda is the best.
Glutino gluten-free table crackers are also my favorite for this recipe.


Calories: 583kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 56mg | Sodium: 291mg | Potassium: 179mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 65g | Vitamin A: 600IU | Vitamin C: 4.9mg | Calcium: 115mg | Iron: 0.8mg