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Dessert Ideas With a Graham Cracker Crust

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We are all familiar with using graham cracker crust when making cheesecake, but there are other desserts that also use this type of crust. This is a guide about dessert ideas with a graham cracker crust.
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By 0 found this helpful
May 2, 2011

Ingredients:

  • 12 graham crackers, crushed fine
  • 1/2 lb. cut up marshmallows
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 3 egg whites, beaten stiff
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  • 3/4 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 small can chocolate syrup

Directions:

Place half of cracker crumbs in bottom of buttered dish. Combine beaten egg whites, marshmallows, and nuts and pour over crumbs. Combine egg yolks, butter, sugar, and chocolate syrup and beat until very stiff. The longer this is beaten, the stiffer it gets. Pour over first mixture and cover with remaining crumbs. Place in refrigerator for 24 hours. Serve with whipped cream.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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By 0 found this helpful
April 13, 2010

Ingredients

  • 15 graham crackers
  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 box lemon gelatin (3oz.)
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 package cream cheese (8oz.)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 can Carnation milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla

Directions

Melt 1/2 cup margarine in 9x11 inch dish. Add graham crackers (crushed) and 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar. Mix and press on bottom of dish, set aside.
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Dissolve gelatin in boiling water, let cool until slightly thickened, add sugar to cream cheese and mix. Beat Carnation milk until foamy, add cooled gelatin, continue beating. Add cream cheese, sugar mixture and vanilla, beat well. Pour into graham cracker crust. Chill.

Note: It's best to chill Carnation milk several hours before beating and have cream cheese softened.

By Robin from Washington, IA

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April 17, 2010

Any ideas what I can make using a graham cracker crust besides cheesecake? Thanks.

By Maryeileen from Brooklyn, OH

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Answers

April 17, 20100 found this helpful
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Cherry icebox cake

20 whole graham crackers
2 cups milk
1(6 serving)pack vanilla instant pudding /pie filling
1 3/4 cups frozen whipped topping ( thawed)
2 ( 21oz) can of cherry pie filling

Line a 13x9 baking pan with graham crackers breaking them to fit if needed.
In a bowl, blend cold milk and pudding mix with mixer for 2 minutes at low speed let stand 5 minutes, then gently fold in whipped topping.
Spread 1/2 of pudding mix over graham crackers. Add another layer of grahams.
top with remaining pudding mix and remaining crackers.
Spread pie filling over crackers.
Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before slicing and serving.
Serves 8 to 10

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April 20, 20100 found this helpful
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Quick Key Lime Pie: 1 can condensed milk (not evaporated), 1/4 cup lime juice (I use bottled key lime juice), 1 large (or 2 small) tubs Cool Whip (I use the creamy when I can find it). Fold together and put into crust. Either freeze it or let it set for an hour or so in refrigerator. If freezing, let it sit out on counter for about 30 minutes for easier cutting.

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CayC from FL

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April 21, 20100 found this helpful
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Berry Berry Cool Pie

1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup lemon juice
1 1/2 to 2 cups assorted fresh berries (I've used frozen mixed)
1 8-ounce container cool whip
1 graham cracker pie crust

In a large bowl mix together sweetened condensed milk and lemon juice; combine well. Mix in berries. Fold in cool whip. Spoon into crust. Freeze 5 hours or until set. Let stand 30 to 40 min. before serving.

This was a recipe from Eagle Brand/Keebler products. Yummy!

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By 1 found this helpful
September 28, 2011

I am looking for a dessert recipe that has a graham cracker crust, filling, and is topped with chocolate frosting. It tastes just like a chocolate eclair.

By Rosemary

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September 29, 20110 found this helpful

Chocolate Eclair Dessert

Ingredients
2 individual packages graham crackers
2 (3 ounce) packages instant vanilla pudding mix
3 cups milk
1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed
1 (16 ounce) package prepared chocolate frosting

Directions
1. Line the bottom of a 9x13-inch pan with graham crackers. In a large bowl, combine pudding mix and milk. Stir well. Stir in whipped topping to pudding mixture. Spread half of mixture over graham cracker layer. Top with another layer of graham crackers and the remaining pudding. Top all with a final layer of graham crackers and frost with chocolate frosting. Refrigerate until serving.

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October 2, 20110 found this helpful

http://allrecip  cake/detail.aspx

This is the receipe for the Eclair Cake. Our family loves it so much it's even requested for birthday cakes.

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