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Low Country Cookies

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 12 tablespoons plus 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 (16 oz) box graham crackers
  • 1 cup (or 3 1/2 oz cans) shredded coconut
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


Line a 13 x 9-inch pan with whole graham crackers. Melt butter in saucepan and add sugar. Beat egg and milk together; add to butter mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add nuts, coconut, and 1 cup graham cracker crumbs. Pour over crackers in pan. Cover with another layer of whole graham crackers. Prepare topping.


Beat together the 3 Tbsp milk, 2 cups powdered sugar, 1 tsp vanilla, and 4 Tbsp butter and spread over top layer of crackers. Chill. Cut into squares.