Parmesan Saltine Toffee Bark

Nutty parmesan cheese adds a rich flavor twist to this classic toffee bark. This delectable treat is quick to prepare, travels well, and makes a big pan.

Wisconsin Cheese Parmesan Saltine Toffee Bark Recipe
Active Time
30 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Parmesan can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking sheet with parchment paper. Arrange crackers in a single layer on prepared pan.
  2. Melt butter with brown sugar in a large saucepan over medium-high heat; cook and stir frequently until mixture begins to boil. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Gradually pour butter mixture evenly over crackers.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes. Sprinkle with parmesan and chocolate chips. Return to oven for 1 minute. Spread softened chocolate chips over top. Sprinkle with toffee bits. Cool completely.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or freeze for 30 minutes to set. Break bark into pieces. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Tip

Freshly grated parmesan from a 6-ounce wedge or block works best in the recipe, avoid using store-bought grated and shredded cheese.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Parmesan cheese in a dessert? Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? The cheese adds a nutty richness to the bark and balances out the sweetness—it’s sweet and salty. Delicious!

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