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Graham Cracker Houses

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of DesigAs part of the Fairy Plum Princess Party (here) & Winter Winterland Photoshoot (here)

We also made Graham cracker houses…
Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of DesigIf you haven’t made them before, you take graham crackers, clue them together with decorator frosting, & decorate them like gingerbread houses (gingerbread post here) (& here)  with as much candy & frosting as your heart desires (or until the collapse from the yummy sugar weight).

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of DesigIt’s a great, fun, & easy Christmas activity for kids or the young at heart…

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of Desig

Graham Cracker Houses | Snippets of DesigIf you would like to create your own graham cracker houses, here is an awesome frosting recipe:

Hint: It works great to put the frosting in a zip-lock bag and cut one corner off to squeeze the frosting out of to control the frosting placement…

Decorator Icing

Decorator Icing Recipe
Dessert, Frosting, Decorator, Professional
  
Ingredients
  • 1 c. Crisco
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 lb. (4 c.) sifted powder sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. water (or enough to create the correct consistency)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract
Directions
  • In a large bowl or kitchen aid, cream together the Crisco and the salt. Add 2 c. of the powdered sugar gradually. Then add the water, vanilla, & almond extract. Add the remaining powdered sugar gradually. Beat just until blended.
  • Hints:
  • * If to thick, add more water.
  • *Do not beat to hard or for to long, it creates air-bubbles.

 

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