Merry Christmas Eve

I have not done much holiday baking for years, but what I have come to make, if anything, are these extremely simple and addictive cookies/candy…or should I call them Christmas Crack? I know that will power is not my strong suit, so I will be sharing these this year with friends and neighbors.

Here is the SIMPLE recipe, as it was given to me by a co-worker years ago:

Lay out a single layer of graham crackers on a foil-lined cookie sheet.

Boil 2 sticks margarine and 1/2 cup sugar, stirring constantly until it is the consistency of honey.

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Pour over the crackers, sprinkle with sliced almonds. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes.

Cool completely and break into pieces.

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So, I use butter. I sometimes use less butter…say 1 3/4 sticks. I find I bake them 3 to 5 minutes longer. And today, I added chocolate chips to one pan!

There you have an easy treat when you need it. Use your creativity…almost any variation would work!

Enjoy and Merry Christmas!