Low Country Cookies

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 55 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 15 to 20 servings
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1 (16-ounce) box graham crackers

12 tablespoons (1 1/2 sticks) butter

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1/2 cup milk

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup or 3 (1/2-ounce) cans shredded coconut


2 cups powdered sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter

3 tablespoons milk


  1. For the filling: Line a 13 by 9-inch pan with whole graham crackers. Melt the butter in saucepan and add sugar. Beat the egg and milk together; add to butter mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add the nuts, coconut, and 1 cup graham cracker crumbs. Pour over the crackers in the pan. Cover with another layer of whole graham crackers.
  2. For the topping: Beat all the ingredients together and spread over top layer of crackers.
  3. Chill. Cut into squares.