Graham Cracker Bars

Graham Cracker Bars

These quick-to-make bars are so versatile, and you probably have all the ingredients needed in your cupboard. From whimsical to sophisticated, the variations are endless. Making 24 large bars in a single recipe, they’re the perfect classroom or party treats, ideal for big crowds. We show you 3 ingredient combinations… be creative and try some of your own!

Each bar serves 1.

Step 1

Step 1: Create the Base

Preheat oven to 350°F. Place graham crackers in a single layer in a 15¼ x 10¼ in. cookie pan. In medium saucepan, combine sugar and butter; cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Pour mixture over graham crackers; spread evenly.

Step 2

Step 2: Add your Topping

Top with peanuts, bake 5 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately top with chopped candy; add sprinkles. Cool completely in pan on wire cooling rack. Cut into 24 bars.

Step 3

Step 2: Mix it Up

For Almond Cranberry Bars – Substitute 1 cup sliced almonds for peanuts. Omit cocoa Candy Melts and sprinkles; top with ½ cup each chopped white Candy Melts and dried cranberries.
For Coconut Toffee Bars – Substitute 1 cup shredded coconut for peanuts; omit Candy Melts and sprinkles; top with ½ cup toffee bits.

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