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Holiday Recipes: Peppermint Graham Breakaways

The holidays are upon us, oh my! Holidays mean family time, family traditions, baking and for most families, making yummy recipes!! Each and every year my family and I gather, on several occasions for yearly family traditions! Growing up, family traditions were in full swing during the holiday season, and now that I have kiddos of mine own, I still keep up with the traditions.

Each Holiday season, my little family gathers with my parents, and along with my girls, my Mother and I make a Green Bean Casserole each year. Have you ever made a Green Bean Casserole with RITZ crackers as part of the ingredients?! It DELICIOUS! Another tradition…Gingerbread houses; they are a must in our household, decorating the house in our very own way!

OH, then there are cookies for Santa! Fresh homemade peanut butter cookies, snickerdoodles and a toothbrush for Santa! Yes, I said a toothbrush, my oldest daughter doesn’t want Santa getting cavities from all the sweet treats he will be eating! As you can see, each and every family holds their own traditions! Maybe you are looking for a NEW family tradition to bring in your household, below is yummy recipe from NABISCO!

Holiday Recipes: Peppermint Graham Breakaways


  • 12 HONEY MAID Honey Grahams
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup crushed candy canes (about 8 mini candy canes)


  1. HEAT oven to 350°F.
  2. ARRANGE grahams in single layer in 15x10x1-inch pan.
  3. BRING butter and sugar to boil in medium saucepan on medium heat; cook 1 to 2 min. or until butter is completely melted and mixture is well blended, stirring frequently. Pour over grahams; immediately spread to completely cover grahams.

BAKE 6 to 8 min. or until topping is lightly browned and bubbly. Top with chocolate chips; let stand 1 to 2 min. or until melted. Immediately spread chocolate over grahams. Sprinkle with candy; press lightly into chocolate with back of spoon. Cool completely before breaking into squares.

Recipe Tips:

Size Wise
Enjoy an occasional holiday treat while keeping portion size in mind.

Prepare using white chocolate chips. Or, substitute 6 oz. semi-sweet baking chocolate for the chocolate chips.

Crush enough peppermint starlight candies to measure 1/4 cup. Use instead of the crushed candy canes.