stanley's ritz cookies

my grandpa's name was stanley. people called him pete. 

why? i have no idea.

either way, he was quite the genius in the kitchen. he always made a huge spread of food any time he knew we were coming to hang out with him. one of my favorite things of his were the cookies he made from ritz crackers. (yes, i realize that these cookies are probably not unique to my grandpa, but i'm giving him credit because he's the one who taught me how to make them!) so i thought i'd share them with you today! they're a super easy and fast treat.






once the chocolate has set, feel free to eat the whole pan and not share any of them. 

enjoy!

23 comments

  1. Holy crap. I need these NOW-- however my diet doesn't permit, so I'll just drool over the photos :'( haha but seriously... yum!

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  2. Oh yum! I've only tried that with white chocolate before. I'll have to see what the regular chocolate tastes like. Love that your grandpa was the one to show you. Most men try to stay out of the kitchen!

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  3. I make these at Christmas and glitter green and red sugar on top! They are delicious and so addicting!

    Colletta

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  4. YUM!!! I have an obsession with peanut butter and chocolate. Add salt and I'm in heaven!

    Meg
    @MissMegasaurus
    www.glamoroushustle.com

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  5. Holy moly...3 of my favorite things rolled into one! :) Def have to try this out soon! :)

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  6. We make these at Christmas! SOO good!

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  7. The first two sentences of this post made me laugh out loud!

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  8. I am making these for my boys today for their after school snack! -Karri

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  9. we make these at christmas time, but cover them in almond bark..they taste just like tagalongs! you can also do it with wheat thins.

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  10. I made these last Christmas but the recipe I had put peanut butter and Marshmallow Fluff in between the crackers. Love them!

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    1. That sounds amazing. I'm going to have to try adding fluff next time I make them!

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  11. Yum-mo!!! My mom and I make something just as easy - we take graham crackers, spread chocolate cake frosting on them, top with another cracker, then put in the fridge to harden a bit. Easy peasy and YUMMY!

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  12. These are delicious! I love them dipped in white almond bark! :) Oh! And put a pecan on top! Yum! Yum!
    http://dixie-n-dottie.blogspot.com/

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  13. oh! these look so yum and easy. i may try to make some for our life group next week. thanks for sharing.

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  14. My mom makes these every Christmas and I am obsessed with them. I feel like they are even better than the Girl Scout tag alongs. Great, now I want to eat like 700 of them!

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  15. Oh these are the most wonderful little treats ever! We get a baggie of them every Christmas from a special family at our church and I've usually made history of them within the afternoon... so I try to limit making them to special occasions if possible! SoooooOoooOoooO delish!

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  16. Yum...all of my favorite things in one!

    Allyson
    http://cupcakescandycanes.blogspot.com

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  17. These look amazing. Peanut butter is one of my favorite things!

    honeyandnutmeg.blogspot.com

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  18. These are some of my favorite things - I love them! I've never made them myself (just rely on others to provide them for me...) but I just might have to give them a shot.

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  19. HAHAHA! Pete? Name situations like that kill me! It's like me saying, "Hi! My name's Lindsay, but you can call me Charlotte." ??? I just met a Raymond this week. He goes by Pete. ???

    Anyway, these look delicious! So when I come over for blueberry muffins, I want these too. :-)

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  20. I absolutely adore your blog! It is so relaxing an enjoyable to read when I have some down time!

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  21. how do you coat them/dip them in chocolate so perfectly?

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