Graham Cracker Surprise

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (sleeve, not box) graham crackers, 9 large crackers
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 36 pecan halves
  • Optional: 1 container/package dipping chocolate (chocolate coating)

Directions:

Break or slice each graham cracker in half, and then break the halves in half again so you have 36 pieces 2 ½ inch long by 1 ¼ inch wide. (If slicing, use serrated knife and slice slowly and gently using a sawing action.)

Place on a slightly greased baking sheet. In a pan, melt butter. Over low heat, stir in brown sugar and salt until dissolved. Pour over crackers to coat. Place a pecan half

on each piece of graham cracker. Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes or until bubbly. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Optional: Melt dipping chocolate and pour over each cracker. Let harden.

Rice Krispies Cookies

Ingredients:

  • 1 package (approx. 8-10 oz) white chocolate chips, divided
  • 1 cup cashews (or any nut of choice)
  • 1 cup Rice Krispies
  • 1 cup mini marshmallows

Directions:

In a medium microwave safe bowl, melt white chocolate chips in microwave at 30 second intervals, stirring each time, until smooth. Reserve 2 tablespoons of melted chocolate for topping. Into the bowl of melted white chocolate add nuts, Rice Krispies and marshmallows, stirring to combine. Drop by spoonfuls onto a baking sheet. Drizzle lightly with remaining 2 tablespoons of melted which chocolate. Refrigerate.

Pecan Crisp

Ingredients:

  • 1½ cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1cup pecans, finely chopped
  • 1 egg white, beaten well
  • Decorative or regular sugar

Directions:

In a bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, butter, egg, milk, vanilla extract and pecans. Refrigerate dough for one hour. Form dough into 1-inch balls. Place on a baking sheet

lightly greased or lined with parchment paper, about 1 inch apart.

Press dough balls flat. Brush tops with egg white and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.