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October 25, 2012

Graham Cracker Candy {Week 5 of The 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats!}

Hi there.

Here's to Week 5 of The 12 Weeks of Christmas Treats, hosted by Brenda at Meal Planning Magic. I missed last week because I thought I had until the end of the day Saturday, but when I came to link up that evening, the linky was closed :( 

So I just pushed this post back to week 5. 

I had some graham crackers to use up after making that S'mores Fudge a couple weeks ago. So this recipe made perfect sense to make. 

I didn't use almonds, but pecans instead cuz that's what I had on hand. I only used half a cup because didn't wanna go into nut overload. I also didn't slice them... I chopped them up in the food processor. Next time I would just slice them though so they are more visible in the photo!

Graham Cracker Candy
slightly adapted from Korean American Mommy
  • 1 Cup Salted Butter plus 3 additional tablespoons of butter
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar 
  • 1/2 Cup Sliced Pecans 
  • Graham Crackers
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with aluminum foil so that it hangs over the edges of the pan and spray with nonstick baking spray. Arrange graham crackers to fit the entire baking sheet.

In a large saucepan, melt the butter on medium-high heat and add the brown sugar. Stir and bring to a boil. Continue stirring until the sugar dissolves and the consistency turns into caramel.

Lower the heat to medium-low, stir in sliced pecans, and cook for a minute stirring constantly. Turn off heat and evenly spread the mixture onto the graham crackers. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before breaking apart.

Store in an air tight container.

This stuff is so good. Kinda reminds me of some crack that I love, minus the saltiness from the Saltines. I did manage to take some over to my brother. But I ate all of the rest.

All of it.

Linking up here.

Peace, and bacon grease!


Pam said...

These sound like saltine toffee, only tastier! I can't wait to try it!

Andrea said...

This looks so good and easy. I am going to have to make this for my kids. So happy to have found your blog on creative thursdays. I am now your newest follower. When you have a chance come by and check out my blog

Elaine said...

What a creative and easy recipe. It looks dangerously addictive too. I don't know if I should try making this, but I'd probably eat all of it myself. Thanks for sharing! said...

I am so enjoying your 12 weeks of Christmas Treats!!! I always have graham crackers handy so I have to try this! Good to know that you'd slice your pecans. Thanks for the recipe Desi, looks good!

Julia said...

These sound easy and delicious. Also, is it wrong that I want to make them and then coat them in melted chocolate? ;)

Anonymous said...

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Chris said...

I'd stick with almonds only because I'm allergic to pecans.

Veronica Miller said...

How easy is this? I've done a similar candy with saltines and know this must be killer.

Anne Birdsong said...

Hi Desi, I’m Anne from Life on the Funny Farm (, and I’m visiting from Farmgirl Friday.

This looks great, and so simple, with only four ingredients! Definitely going to try this, I know my kids will love it!

Anyway, thanks for posting this. I hope you can pop by my blog sometime to say hi…

Anonymous said...

Such an easy recipe, I love it! Stopping by also to say hello and thank you very much for participating in Veronica's fundraiser for myself. Your cookies look awesome. I'm looking forward to getting to know you and again, thanks so much!!

Nanna said...

this sounds insterestinly good lol! will have to give it a try for sure

Meghan said...
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Meghan said...

These look so good and I love your 12 weeks of Christmas! I would love if you would come share it at my new linky party, FriDays Made Sweet! at

fromcalculustocupcakes said...

Sounds delicious. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday. Please link back to our site. Please come back Sunday to vote.

Unknown said...

Desi, these sound wonderful.. Thanks for sharing on Foodie Friends Friday.

Anonymous said...

These look so easy and delicious. Do you think they would be good with Chocolate Graham crackers too?

Aunt B said...

This recipe looks so good! Can't wait to give it a try. Thanks for sharing it.

Pam said...

Way to go! Love your Christmas goodies!

Miz Helen said...

Hi Desi,
I just love this special treat, it looks awesome! Have a fabulous weekend and thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
Come Back Soon!
Miz Helen

Diane Balch said...

I love the crackle of these candies... I can hear it, really. Thanks for sharing them on foodie friday.

Katherine said...

This looks too good! Pinning this one!

Michelle B said...

I can always count on you for a tasty treat. For the record, I'd use pecans too! Thank you for linking up this week with See Ya In the Gumbo.

Unknown said...

I made these years ago and wanted to make them again, thanks for putting the recipe right in front of me!

Michelle Day said...

These are super yummy looking. Thanks so much for linking up to Creative Thursday. Can’t wait to see what you share this week! Have a wonderful week.

Holly Lefevre said...

Oh boy...that would be gone in 10 seconds in my house!

April J Harris said...

Oh wow, those look absolutely addictive! I love how easy they are to make as well.

Unknown said...

just wanted to let you know you are the featured recipe on Friday Food Frenzy. Love for you to link up today too!

Janie said...

That looks sooooo good! My family goes through so many graham crackers already - this is dangerous knowledge!

You were one of the most clicked for last week's Tasty Thursday:

Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick said...

Hello! I’m stopping in to invite you to join us at the Clever Chicks Blog Hop this week!

I hope to see you there!
The Chicken Chick

Hanna said...

HI there!!! This is fantastic!! LOVE it. Your blog is great too. I am your newest follower. HAPPY HOLIDAYS! You can find me at

xoxoxo Hanna

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