My Aunt Millie’s Graham Cracker Nut Roll is a staple around the holidays. If my aunt is not making it, then my sister is, or my oldest son Joshua. We all love it and I can’t imagine not having it around this time of year.
A little background… when I was a little girl, I spent lots of time with my Aunt Millie. I was a flower girl in her wedding, then I used to babysit her daughters and go on trips with her and I even worked with her one summer. She’s special to me… always has been and always will be. And this recipe of hers? It’s pretty special too!
Before any of my family sees this and wonders about the title… I should note that we we really call it “Aunt Millie’s Nut Roll”, but I thought adding in the “Graham Cracker” part would be a little more descriptive for the sake of all the search engines and internet bots that crawl around categorizing stuff online.
So if you’re in my family and wondering… I didn’t alter the recipe at all.. just the title a little bit!
Anywho – I wanted to get this recipe posted before Christmas, but the days got away from me, so I’ll just share it now. It’s really good for any get together – so make it for your New Year’s celebration…. or if you make candies as gifts… give this one a try for next year!
I don’t know where Aunt Millie got this recipe… I should’ve asked her! It’s a unique recipe and I honestly can’t remember ever seeing it anything like it anywhere else – online or otherwise. (I’m sure someone will correct me if I’m wrong and it’s a famous recipe that everybody know about, right?)
You’ll only need a few things for this recipe, and most of them are staples in any baker’s house. The ingredients are graham cracker crumbs, butter, marshmallows, pecans and powdered sugar.
You just melt the butter and marshmallows in the microwave – then stir in the graham cracker crumbs and nuts and mush it all together until you get a big ball of gooey goodness…
Then you form a log (or two or three is better) and roll it in powdered sugar. Once it’s set, slice it up and serve… perfection!
Here’s the printable recipe… I hope you’ll give this a try and love it as much as we do!!
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