This is a no bake cookie/candy. It is a recipe that has been passed down in my family for three generations. This is a healthy snack for people of all ages.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen
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Ingredients

24
Original recipe yields 24 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Crush the graham crackers between two pieces of wax paper with a rolling pin or in a food processor.

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  • Combine graham cracker crumbs, peanut butter, honey and powdered milk in a large mixing bowl. Mix well.

  • Make small balls with mixture and place on wax paper. Roll balls in shredded coconut.

Nutrition Facts

166 calories; protein 4.4g; carbohydrates 19.5g; fat 8.8g; cholesterol 0.5mg; sodium 123.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (25)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
09/06/2003
Yum! These are addictive! They end up looking like coconut donut holes. Not wanting to dirty another bowl I tried mixing it all in the food processor... I don't recommend it! IT was too thick and made even the 14-cup monster food processor struggle. I finished up stirring by hand. I used low fat graham crackers and reduced fat peanut butter. They work out to be 1 point each for anyone on Weight Watchers! I wasn't sure if 16 graham crackers meant 16 sections or 16 whole ones. I used 16 sections whic was equivalent to a half cup of crumbs. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 3 stars
12/14/2012
I have just finished making these and do find them very sweet. I used the 16 squares of low fat graham crackers and found I had 1 cup of crumbs not 1/2 like someone else said. I added all the crumbs and mixed well. I didn't have any powdered milk so I skipped that. I used a teaspoon to scoop out the balls and put them on a wax paper covered cookie sheet. I put the coconut in a large baggie. I picked up each ball and rolled it in my hand then put it in the coconut. Once I had 2 or 3 balls in there I shook the bag and then rolled it in my hands again. My hands stayed fairly clean and I had no trouble with the coconut sticking. I just put them in the freezer because I found them very soft and also want to save them for Christmas. Read More
(4)
31 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 17
  • 4 star values: 11
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
09/06/2003
Yum! These are addictive! They end up looking like coconut donut holes. Not wanting to dirty another bowl I tried mixing it all in the food processor... I don't recommend it! IT was too thick and made even the 14-cup monster food processor struggle. I finished up stirring by hand. I used low fat graham crackers and reduced fat peanut butter. They work out to be 1 point each for anyone on Weight Watchers! I wasn't sure if 16 graham crackers meant 16 sections or 16 whole ones. I used 16 sections whic was equivalent to a half cup of crumbs. Read More
(41)
Rating: 5 stars
05/27/2003
I made this recipe with my five year old son. We rolled them in chocolate graham crackers instead of coconut. Easy and delicious! Read More
(38)
Rating: 5 stars
12/05/2012
I made this a second time and realized my mistake (even though I loved the recipe the 1st time I made them!). The recipe calls for 16 graham crackers. That's 16 squares (or 8 whole graham crackers). In my 1st attempt, I used 16 whole graham crackers (double the amount). Although I enjoyed the recipe, I couldn't get the coconut to stick. No problem getting the coconut to stick this time around, although I rolled half of them in coconut and half in granulated sugar to give my family some options. Oh - make these small (think bite size). Easy and YUMMY! Read More
(35)
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Rating: 5 stars
04/14/2003
Yummy! These are delicious easy no-bake cookies! And they're fairly healthy too. Great way to use up graham crackers and peanut butter. I couldn't get the coconut to stick to them though so I left them without. Still very tasty! Read More
(26)
Rating: 4 stars
01/12/2011
I just threw it all in a bowl and mixed it (other than crushing the graham crakersfirst and leaving the coconut to roll in). I used creamy PB and gingerbread graham crackers because that's what I had on hand. I used a cookie scoop to make the balls...no mess. They were great. I made these in elementary school YEARS ago and they were just as good as I remember. Read More
(18)
Rating: 5 stars
08/05/2011
I used cinnamon grahams and Adams crunchy peanut butter. We LOVED these. I don't know how I'd never heard of these before but I'm kind of glad I didn't because they're dangerous. The kids and I just absolutely love these. Read More
(15)
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Rating: 4 stars
11/05/2008
Definitely need a sweet tooth to eat these. Next time I'll try natural peanut butter since the honey made them sooo much sweeter than I expected. I followed the recipe to the t and found it way too sweet. At time the peanut butter was too overwhelming and others the honey. I'll definitely make these again and will try natural peanut butter instead. Read More
(12)
Rating: 4 stars
07/08/2011
These were delicious! I used chopped chocolate chips (1 cup) since my kids do not like coconut. I was in a hurry and had no patience to roll a bunch of balls. I lined a large flat tupperware container with wax paper leaving enough on ends so I could lift it out easily and for step 3 shaped the mixture in the tuperware. Topped with the chopped chocolate chips. Let set in refrig. Lifted out the wax paper and then cut into small bars. Will need to figure out how to get the chocolate chips to stick better (others have commented they had the same issue with the coconut). Next time I might first line the bottom of the tupperware with 1/2 of the chocolate chips and place the remainder on the top. Read More
(11)
Rating: 5 stars
01/16/2008
I tried these as a new Christmas cookie recipe this year. I have family from 3 different states asking for the recipe. These were very quick used what I had in the pantry and looked great on a mixed cookie tray. A new annual favorite. Read More
(10)
Rating: 3 stars
12/14/2012
I have just finished making these and do find them very sweet. I used the 16 squares of low fat graham crackers and found I had 1 cup of crumbs not 1/2 like someone else said. I added all the crumbs and mixed well. I didn't have any powdered milk so I skipped that. I used a teaspoon to scoop out the balls and put them on a wax paper covered cookie sheet. I put the coconut in a large baggie. I picked up each ball and rolled it in my hand then put it in the coconut. Once I had 2 or 3 balls in there I shook the bag and then rolled it in my hands again. My hands stayed fairly clean and I had no trouble with the coconut sticking. I just put them in the freezer because I found them very soft and also want to save them for Christmas. Read More
(4)
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