Schoolbook Snacks Recipe
Schoolbook Snacks Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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The kids at our local elementary school enjoyed the sweet sandwich cookies at our fall open house. Since they're so simple to whip up, they would also be a fun last-minute addition to back-to-school party, youth get-together or graduation celebration.—Diane Hunt, Camden, Indiana
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Red, yellow, green and blue food coloring
  • 8 whole graham crackers, halved
  • Shoestring black licorice
  • 1 tube (4-1/4 ounces) black decorating icing

Directions

Place 1/4 cup of frosting in each of four bowls; tint one red, one yellow, one green and one blue. Cover and set aside.
With remaining frosting, frost half of the graham crackers; top with remaining crackers. Frost the top of two sandwiches with one color of frosting. Repeat with remaining colors.
Cut licorice into eight 2-1/2-in. strips. Place along one edge of each cracker. Insert writing tip into decorating icing tube; pipe a title on the front of each book. Place on wire racks to dry. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Schoolbook Snacks in Quick Cooking September/October 2001

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 360 calories, 12g fat (3g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 455mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (49g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • Red, yellow, green and blue food coloring
  • 8 whole graham crackers, halved
  • Shoestring black licorice
  • 1 tube (4-1/4 ounces) black decorating icing
  1. Place 1/4 cup of frosting in each of four bowls; tint one red, one yellow, one green and one blue. Cover and set aside.
  2. With remaining frosting, frost half of the graham crackers; top with remaining crackers. Frost the top of two sandwiches with one color of frosting. Repeat with remaining colors.
  3. Cut licorice into eight 2-1/2-in. strips. Place along one edge of each cracker. Insert writing tip into decorating icing tube; pipe a title on the front of each book. Place on wire racks to dry. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Schoolbook Snacks in Quick Cooking September/October 2001

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