Ice Box Cookies

Ice Box Cookies Recipe

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Bernice Mosteller


This comes from a fond memory of my Father. He always made them every christmas!


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Depends on what size you cut
30 Min
5 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 stick
  • 1 c
  • 2 large
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 c
    chopped nuts ( black walnuts or pecans)
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 box
    graham crackers
  • ICING:

  • 3/4 stick
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Ice Box Cookies


  1. Line 9 X 13 inch pan with WHOLE GRAHAM CRACKERS.
  2. Melt margarine over low heat.
  3. Beat eggs, milk, and sugar together. Mix with margarine and bring it to a boil.
  4. Remove from heat and add nuts, coconut and GRAHAM CRACKER CRUMBS. Mix well.
  5. Then pour this mixture over the layer of whole crackers that you lined the pan with.
  6. Then top with another layer of WHOLE graham crackers.
  7. ICING:
  8. Combine ingredients; Heat until smooth.
  9. Pour over top of the graham crackers. CHILL for 2 Hours. Makes 4 dozens depending on size you cut! Cut on the dotted lines on the graham crackers. Unless you want bigger pieces.

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About Ice Box Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American

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