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Graham Cracker Cookies Recipe

From Freeport, Illinois, Lois McKnight sends these sweet sandwich cookies. "My brother and I enjoyed these peanut butter treats when we were young," she recalls. "I made these cookies for my children, and now I make them for my grandchildren."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:30 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup chopped salted peanuts, optional
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 package (14.4 ounces) graham crackers

Directions

  • 1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, butter and milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture comes to a boil. Cook 4-5 minutes longer or until thickened and bubbly. Remove from the heat; stir in the marshmallow creme, peanut butter, and peanuts if desired and vanilla.
  • 2. Break the graham crackers in half. Spread about 2 tablespoons filling on the bottoms of half of the crackers; top with remaining crackers. Yield: 2-1/2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 177 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 149 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.