Kids, old and young, love these tasty "sandwiches" that use up
If you have
children in the house, this is a fun and easy way to prepare a special treat for them and use up leftover icing at
the same time. This is something Mom would make for us kids when she was finished frosting a
When I was growing up, we preferred to make icing from scratch
for any cake we were going to frost. When we were finished decorating the cake, we normally had a couple of
different colors of icing left over. What to do with all the remaining icing? Mom would take a package of
rectangular graham crackers and break them in half to make two squares. She would place a blob of icing on one of
the graham cracker squares and make a frosting “sandwich” by placing the second graham cracker square on top of the
icing and gently pressing down to get the top to squeeze the frosting to the edges of the graham crackers. There
you go, a frosting sandwich!
We loved our frosting sandwiches. When we were allowed a sweet
treat, many times we would opt for them over a piece of the beautifully decorated cake.
Frosting sandwiches keep for several days if well sealed in a
plastic baggie or other air-tight container.
1. Remove a rectangular graham cracker from the package.
Carefully break the cracker in half along the middle score line so that you have two equally-sized
2. Make sure the icing is slightly moist, but not too fluid. If you need to,
add more powdered sugar or milk to get it to the right consistency. Scoop a heaping spoonful of
icing onto one of the graham cracker squares.
3. Place the second graham cracker square on top of the
frosting. Gently press down on the top cracker until icing squeezes to the edges of the crackers
without oozing out of the sides. Allow to set up slightly, approximately 30 minutes, if you can
wait that long! Seal in a plastic bag to store for several days if you have any left