Graham Cracker Fruitcake
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time: 2-5 hrs
serves/makes: 16recipe id: 31203cook method: stovetop
1 box (1 pound) graham crackers (save box)
1 jar (16 ounce size) maraschino cherries and juice
1 box (15 ounce size) raisins
1 pound chopped nuts
1 pound marshmallows
1/2 pound melted butter
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Crumb crackers in processor. Halve cherries. Blend in very large bowl crumbs, raisins, nuts, cherries (and juice), and nutmeg. Set aside.
In a large saucepan over low heat, melt marshmallows and butter. Add to crumb mixture and blend well with hands. Wash hands. Line cracker box with foil.
Pack mixture into box and chill several hours until firm. To vary: use green and red cherries and/or a small amount of candied fruit.
600 calories, 31 grams fat, 80 grams carbohydrates, 8 grams protein per serving
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