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9/6/13 4:49 P

I had forgotten about digestives (its what happens when I haven't been to the UK in over a year :P). I'm missing them

CMCOLE Posts: 2,667
9/6/13 9:14 A

I'd go with the digestives, as a closer comparison.
We happen to get both, here.

I'm not sure I'd say either are absolutely the height of nutritional value, but they are definitely NOT shortbread.

ANARIE Posts: 12,775
9/6/13 1:06 A

Graham crackers are similar in flavor to digestives, but they're quite a bit lower in fat-- about half the fat of McVitie's digestives. They're a little less sweet as well, and much thinner.

You can make graham crackers if you need them for some specific reason. They're no harder to make than any other cookie; the only challenge is rolling them thin enough. Just Google a recipe; there's no unusual ingredients or anything.

NEVERMIND2010 Posts: 584
9/6/13 12:41 A

Graham crackers are basically the same as digestive biscuits. For example, in the US we use graham crackers to make cheesecake or fruit tart crusts. Graham crackers are a little coarser and maybe sweeter than digestives. (I kind of forget because we get digestives here in the UAE. Graham crackers are rarely available.)

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9/5/13 12:00 P

probably closer to cream crackers or even shortbread biscuits.

GOODHEART5 Posts: 23
9/5/13 9:33 A

Hi we do not get graham crackers in Scotland, emoticon are they equivalent to oatcakes or cream crackers.

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