Peanut Butter & Jam Graham Cracker Sandwiches



Happy Friday to you!

I just wanted to let you guys know that my spam checker is marking some comments randomly as ‘spam’ and I am not sure what is going on. I have approved several spam comments from the past few days and I will keep a close eye on it. I’m sorry if that was happening to you and you didn’t know why! I will monitor the situation and report to the computer authorities if necessary (aka Eric).

Today, we talk homemade graham crackers. For the second time.

I’ve been quite smitten with homemade graham crackers ever since I fell in love with them back in December after adapting a recipe from Ashley.

Last week, I was feeling frisky and I made a PB + J graham cracker sandwich using two homemade graham crackers, raspberry jam, and peanut butter.

I think this photo speaks for itself…


I just loved how the peanut butter, jam, and graham flavours all went together and I was instantly hooked!

And then I started to imagine how delicious a peanut butter graham cracker would be….


Three trials later, I am happy to share my favourite version with you.



These graham crackers are quite fun to make. First you mix the modified flax egg and then set aside.

Now, grab those dry ingredients…



Whisk together.


Assemble the wet ingredients and the gelled up flax egg.


Add to a bowl.




Add wet to dry..


It will be very thick and you will have to get in there with your hands to mix in the ingredients fully.


Squeeze the dough in your hands until most of the flour is mixed in.


Form a ball.


Break the ball in half and then roll out on a floured surface. I used my new Silpat mat that I got at Christmas and it was a great non-stick surface for rolling dough!


The only thing I do not like about the dough is that it cracks a bit (this was true for all trials that I did), so try not to roll it too thin or it will fall apart.

Use cookie cutters if preferred.



You can even make cute little hearts for Valentine’s Day!


Or maybe you’d rather stab a square with a fork…


Place in the oven for 15-18 minutes at 350F. Rotate half way through. The amount of time you have to bake will depend on how thick they are. The crackers should be slightly firm when coming out of the oven.


Allow to cool for about 30 minutes. The graham crackers will really crisp up during this time.

The result is a delicious homemade graham cracker with a hint of peanut butter flavour!


Peanut Butter S’more anyone?


Or maybe PB + J?



They are pretty insane.


I think I slightly prefer this version over the last ones I made. This version has less of a molasses flavour to allow the peanut butter flavour to come through and it just seems to work really well.


Have a great start to your weekend!

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Alicia January 7, 2011

You never cease to amaze me!!! These look so yummmmy!! Have a great day :)


sarah January 7, 2011

my afternoon tea today!!


Sruthi @ Exercise, Food & Beyond January 7, 2011

I never tried making graham crackers at home. My sister is a big fan of graham crackers, will send her this recipe, she will love it.


Maria @ runningcupcake January 7, 2011

They look so good! I like the idea of the hint of ginger in them too.


Picky Nicky January 7, 2011

If only you knew how much I want to reach into my screen right now and snatch one :)


Maddie (Healthy Maddie) January 7, 2011

I’ve never made graham crackers before but now I really want to! These look awesome.


Tess January 7, 2011

What do you use for marshmallows in the s’mores? I’ve had a hard time finding vegan (or even vegetarian!) ones.


Angela (Oh She Glows) January 7, 2011

I use Dandie’s Brand..they taste just like reg marshmallows and cook similar too.


bitt of raw January 7, 2011

sweet and sara makes some too. in smaller packages.


Bethany @ More Fruit Please January 7, 2011

I was the queen of peanut butter and graham crackers as a kid… why did I never think to add jam into the mix???


rebecca lustig January 7, 2011

oh my gosh, you totally re invented a childhood favorite of mine! but more homemade, of course


Tiffany @ Conor & Bella January 7, 2011

That s’mores one really got me. Ohh man.


Ashley @ Taste for Healthy January 7, 2011

I have been seriously craving peanut butter lately… so I was extremely excited when I saw the title of this post!! They look like heaven! :) Thank you for sharing your baking brilliance once again!!!

I hope you have a great weekend!! :)


Madeleine@ Stepping to the Brightside January 7, 2011

I love the heart-shaped cookie cutters :) I tried the chocolate graham cracker recipe over Christmas- I found that it really matters how long they stay in the oven. I took the first batch out too early and the the texture was off- more chewy than crispy but when I kept them in a litttttle longer than I thought necessary, they were perfection. Trial and error can be fun! (Sometimes…)


thefruitpursuit (Sabine) January 7, 2011

These look so cute and delicious! Will try soon!

x sabine


Stefanie January 7, 2011

The perfect graham cracker. I like it and will have to give it a try. Thank you. :)


thefruitpursuit (Sabine) January 7, 2011

Ps I checked out my health food store today to get brown rice syrup and only saw regular rice syrup. do you think it’s a big difference in taste/nutr value/consistency?


Angela (Oh She Glows) January 7, 2011

im not sure, I have not seen/used reg rice syrup before!


Amanda (Eating Up) January 7, 2011

Those look perfect! Way better than box ones for sure. And I’ve never seen a pb graham cracker!


Lauren January 7, 2011

PB graham cracker s’mores would be fabulous!


Tina @ Faith Fitness Fun January 7, 2011

I’ve noticed the same thing with my spam too. So odd!


Allison @ Food For Healing January 7, 2011

the PB & J combo would be an absolute dream! nice work


Sonia January 7, 2011

PB and jam always makes a good mix yum yum yum. Adding graham crackers with them should be delightful. can’t wait to try these.


Emma (Sweet Tooth Runner) January 7, 2011

Oh heavenly yum! I am drooling over here! :D
And I love your cute cookie cutter!


Laura @ Starting Out Fit January 7, 2011

Finally something I actually have all the ingredients for in the house! ;)
I think my fiance and I will be having peanut butter graham crackers for dessert tonight :)


Paije January 7, 2011

I made little PB&J sandwiches the last time I made ashley’s graham crackers! I could probably eat them for the rest of my life and die happy! Peanut butter s’mores though?! Heaaaven.


Kate (What Kate is Cooking) January 7, 2011

Delicious! I used to eat something similar when I was a kid :)


Mauimandy@The Grains of Paradise January 7, 2011

Cute idea! Me like!! Reminds me of grade school…..


Bridget January 7, 2011

That mearuing cup overflowing with peanut butter made my mouth water!! Looooove it!


Pam landy January 7, 2011

I wish I could be a taste tester for your recipes!


Averie (LoveVeggiesAndYoga) January 7, 2011

“Peanut Butter S’more anyone?”—OH YES PLEASE!

These look awesome, Angela! I love graham crackers. Love.Them. But I dont buy them b/c they arent vegan or GF usually so I need to try making my own version. I remember your last post, I said I was going to make some..havent done that yet…but gosh, you have me wanting to!

And wow, the cookie cutter w/ Heart shapes. Valentines Day…Can’t believe that is coming up…already! Time flies!

Enjoy your weekend :)


Meagan January 7, 2011

Looks and sounds delicious! Graham crackers are a fav! I will definitely have to try :)


Megan (Braise The Roof) January 7, 2011

Sometimes your recipes are so obvious that they’re genius! Peanut butter IN the graham cracker? That would have saved me a lot of peanut butter application onto graham crackers when I had it for a snack every day in college!


Nichole January 7, 2011

I bet the kiddies would love these!!!


Cathy Breit January 7, 2011

I’ve been eyeing ashley’s graham crackers forever! Need to get on this one, stat!
cathy b. @ brightbakes
P.S.that first pic ignited a powerful PB craving in me…scary stuff!


Jil @ Big City, Lil Kitchen January 7, 2011

These looks so amazing – I wish I had your skills! :)


Angela @ Eat Spin Run Repeat January 7, 2011

These sound delicious! I love graham crackers and your heart shaped ones are so cute. Definitely on my must-make list! :)


salah@myhealthiestlifestyle January 7, 2011

those sandwiches look great!!


emma January 7, 2011

These look seriously fabulous! We don’t have Graham crackers or s’mores over here in the UK :-( I didn’t even know what they were until I started blogging! Might have to make my very first s’more soon :-) x x


Alex @ La Beauté January 7, 2011

That looks delicious! Can’t wait to make homemade s’mores!


Heather (Heather's Dish) January 7, 2011

FABULOUS recipe! i’ve had pb&j graham crackers since i was a kiddo, and this is takin’ me right back :)


Traci(faithfulfoodiefashionista) January 7, 2011

Nothing better than the ol stand by with peanut butter and jelly :) I am going to have to give these graham crackers a try. I don’t think I have ever told you this but I love that hot pink spatula spoon in a lot of your pics :) Happy Friday!


Marina January 7, 2011

Mhm, these look so delicious!
I probably could eat ton of them, with a glass of cold milk


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