Graham Cracker Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting and Raspberry Drizzle

Bake a batch of these delightful graham cracker cookies that combine the nostalgic flavor of your favorite childhood snack with the elegance of a homemade dessert. Topped with a creamy cheese frosting and a tart raspberry drizzle, these cookies are a perfect blend of textures and tastes.

Yield: A deliciously textured batch of cookies


For the Graham Cracker Cookies:

  • 1 cup cold butter, for a flaky texture
  • 1 cup brown sugar, for a rich sweetness
  • 1/2 cup white sugar, for additional sweetness
  • 2 eggs, for binding the dough
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, for flavor
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, for structure
  • 1 cup crushed graham crackers, for flavor and texture
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch, for a tender crumb
  • 1 tsp baking soda, for a perfect rise
  • 1 tsp salt, to enhance flavors

For the Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened, for a smooth base
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened, for richness
  • 3 cups powdered sugar, for sweetness
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract, for a flavor complement

For the Raspberry Topping:

  • 2 cups raspberries, fresh or thawed if frozen, for the drizzle
  • 1 tbsp water, for consistency
  • 1 tsp cornstarch, to thicken the sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Cream together butter and sugars until fluffy, then incorporate eggs and vanilla.
  2. Blend in flour, graham cracker crumbs, cornstarch, baking soda, and salt.
  3. Scoop the dough onto a baking sheet and bake for 9-11 minutes.
  4. After baking, gently flatten the cookies if needed and let them cool.
  5. For the frosting, whip together cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth and pipe onto cooled cookies.
  6. Cook raspberries with water, thicken with a cornstarch slurry, cool, and drizzle over the frosted cookies.

Serve these cookies as a delightful treat for any occasion or as a special homemade gift. Be sure to bookmark this recipe for your next baking day and share the joy with friends and family. Enjoy the harmonious combination of crunchy cookie, creamy frosting, and the zingy raspberry topping in every bite!

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