Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy is so buttery and crunchy with just the right amount of bourbon flavor. It’s easy to make and keeps well in a ziptop bag. This southern treat is perfect for a Kentucky Derby Party.

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

 

Just a few basic ingredients and 10 minutes of bake time are needed for this addictingly sweet candy.

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy with pecans

 

It’s so crunchy and sweet it’s difficult to stop eating.

You’ll need a large baking sheet and you’ll want to line it with parchment paper. This stuff is sticky!

How to Make Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

 

Break 14 graham crackers into 4 rectangles each and lay them side by side on the parchment paper. Place a whole pecan in the center of each graham cracker piece. You can skip the pecans if you don’t like them, but bourbon and pecans are such a great combination.

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

 

In a saucepan bring some butter, brown sugar, and a little salt to a boil. Stir in the bourbon and then pour the mixture evenly over the graham crackers. Careful not to dislodge the pecans. Bake for 10 minutes and then let cool before breaking into pieces.

This candy is like sugary crack! You won’t be able to stop eating it.

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

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Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy
Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
20 mins
 

Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy is so buttery and crunchy with just the right amount of bourbon flavor. 

Course: Candy
Servings: 56 pieces
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 14 graham cracker rectangles
  • 56 whole pecans
  • 14 tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 cup, plus 2 tablespoons packed light brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. Break each graham cracker into 4 small rectangles and place them touching each other on the prepared baking sheet. Place a pecan on each graham cracker piece.

  3. In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, melt butter and brown sugar. Add the salt, and stirring constantly, bring it to a full rolling boil. Stir in bourbon and remove from heat.

  4. Pour brown sugar mixture evenly over graham crackers.

  5. Bake for 10 minutes.

  6. Set the pan on a cooling rack and let cool to room temperature.

  7. Break into pieces and store in an airtight container at room temperature.

8 thoughts on “Bourbon Graham Cracker Candy

  1. Sounds amazing! I might try it with the Vanilla Bourbon. I know that the whole Pecan is a pretty presentation maybe, but I would like to use Pecan Chips instead of the Whole Pecans. I like tasting some of the Pecan with each bite.

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