Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Santa Grahams (Recipe Tuesday)

This is a great project to do with small kids.


  • Red Food Coloring

  • 1 1/4 cups vanilla frosting (from 16oz can)

  • 12 (2 1/2 inch square) graham crackers

  • 1 cup (about 75) mini marshmallows, halved crosswise

  • 6 small red gumdrops, halved crosswise

  • 24 red mini m&m's

1. Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In a small bowl, stir 1/4 teaspoon red food color into 1/4 cup of the frosting; blend it well. In a seperate bowl, stir 1 drop red food color into remaining 1 cup of frosting blending well.

2. For each cookie, frost 1 inch of one corner of cracker with dark red frosting for Santa's hat. Place 1 marshmallow piece in corner for pom-pom on hat.

3. Frost remainder of cracker with pink frosting. Place marshmallow pieces on pink frosting around 2 sides for the beard. Add gumdrop for nose and m&m's for eyes. Place on waxed paper lined cookie sheet.

Makes 12 cookies.


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