Graham Cracker Cookies
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 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
- 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.
- Break the graham crackers in half. Spread about 2 tablespoons filling on the bottoms of half of the crackers; top with remaining crackers.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 177 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 149mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.
Originally published as Graham Cracker Cookies in Quick Cooking January/February 2005