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How to Make a Graham Cracker Cookie Train Recipe
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How to Make a Graham Cracker Cookie Train Recipe
This recipe is amazing because it serves two functions:
- It creates a fun activity the whole family can enjoy.
- It can be used as a teaching tool to teach construction, assembly, and about three-dimensional objects
Total Bonus: This recipe creates a tasty, fun snack!
Ingredients for this: Graham Cracker Cookie Train Recipe
- 1 Box of Family Size OREO cookies NILLA Wafers
- 1 Box of NILLA Wafers
- 1 Box of Honey Maid Grahams
- 1 Bag of Swedish Fish
- 1 Bag of Frosting – Blue
- 1 Bag of Frosting – White
Directions for this easy recipe: No-Bake Fruit and Nut Cupcake Cookies
Step 1: Arrange Train Cars. Imagine your train cars and side walls. Use graham crackers for train base, sides, walls and top. Create a dry fit pattern.
Step 2: Arrange the Wheels. I placed four OREO cookies around the train car as wheels.
Step 3: Glue everything together. Use the white frosting in much the same way that you would use it to build a gingerbread house. Add icing “glue” around each edge and use stacks of cookies to hold pieces in place until they dry. Add extra supports inside the train cars for extra support.
Step 4: Create the “water” car. Add blue frosting and half fill the car with pretend “water” for the Swedish fish.
Step 6: Add the Wheels. Add the OREO cookies on as wheels by carving out a small rectangular pie shape to fit the sidewalls into. Add extra icing to act as glue.
Step 7: Add the smokestack. We used NILLA Wafers.
Step 8: Add the Swedish Fish. AND Voila! You have these adorable Graham cracker cookie cars!
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You can find everything you need to re-create this Graham Cracker Cookie Train Recipe at Walmart. You can find the NABISCO cookies on the cookie aisle. I’d love to hear about your favorite cookie recipe! Please leave a comment below.
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