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Feb 28, 2009 05:15 PM

loads of graham crackers - don't say cheesecake!

Hey guys,
My husband works near a peak freans factory and occasionally picks up some cheap cookies from the 'scratch & dent' section. Well, a while ago on his way out they handed him a garbage bag of individually wrapped graham crackers and said '!'

He was thrilled, but now I don't know what to do with them! We've done the s'mores and we've done the cheesecake, and we haven't made a dent. Any ideas?


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    1. Magic cookie bars. I honestly don't know what you're going to do with a whole garbage bag of grahams, though? Do birds and ducks like them? Feed our feathered friends!

      1. I have not made this, but a friend insists it's good:
        SAWDUST PIE:
        1 pre-baked 9" pie shell
        1 1/2 c sweetened coconut
        1 1/2 c graham cracker crumbs
        1 1/2 c chopped pecans
        1 1/2 c sugar
        1 c egg whites (6-7)

        Whisk whites lightly, stir in other ingredients, pour into prebaked shell, then bake in preheated 350 oven for 35 minutes

        2 Replies
        1. re: greygarious

          I'm takin' that one home.

          1. re: greygarious

            That sounds like it would be even better with some chocolate chips!

          2. when I was a kid my aunt would serve them to us like cereal...broken up in a bowl with milk on top. I used to love it!

            1. It won't use up a ton but you could make Nanaimo Bars.

              Then you could process some of the graham crackers into crumbs and store them in sealed jars. They should keep about forever + 2 weeks.

              BTW, I'm sure you don't want a steady diet of cheesecake but there are sooooo many wonderful ones that sometime down the road you might break out that jar of crumbs and try a pumpkin cheesecake or a chocolate one or one swirled with lemon curd or who knows what will occur to you.