Crisp Graham Cookies Recipe
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Crisp Graham Cookies Recipe

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I was delighted to find the recipe for these fun cookies. The peanut butter makes them extra special. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES:42 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 10 min.
MAKES: 42 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter-flavored shortening
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons creamy peanut butter
  • 1-1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 package (12.6 ounces) milk chocolate M&M's

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 158 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 125mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (15g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. In a bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar; beat in egg. Add vanilla and milk. Blend in peanut butter. Combine dry ingredients; add to the creamed mixture. Stir in the M&M's and nuts.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 7 dozen (2-inch cookies).
Originally published as Crisp Graham Cookies in Taste of Home February/March 1997, p64

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krindfleisch User ID: 1643865 250064
Reviewed Jul. 4, 2016

"Definitely a keeper!"

KBea User ID: 7247321 17615
Reviewed Aug. 18, 2014

"Great cookies!! Will make them again."

lori hagel User ID: 6822818 41031
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"very delicious cookie,im throwing away my old favorite cookie recipe. this is my new one."

lschumacher User ID: 1093442 201891
Reviewed Mar. 12, 2013

"These are to die for. I use sliced almonds and drizzle with melted chocolate after they cool. Can't just eat one."

allaboutcookies86 User ID: 4740624 17877
Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"These are VERY good cookies. If there are M&M lovers like me out there they will surely love these cookies. They have a crunchy shell and are chewy in the middle. Yummy! Just the way a cookie should be!"

cupkake User ID: 454141 41030
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2009

"I made these cookies, they are crisp on the out side and chewy on the inside, this will be a keeper. cupcake"

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