I made forty little graham cracker houses to be decorated at a party last week. They are really easy to make. Each house needs four cracker sheet and royal icing.
For the front and back pieces, saw an X across the top half of the cracker. (sorry it's kinda hard to see in the picture.
Next saw the other two crackers in half.
Assemble the house by running royal icing down the sides of the front and back pieces and attach to sides. Then run more icing down the roof lines and attach roof pieces. Then let it dry before moving and decorating.
*the front and back pieces need to be inside of the side pieces so that the width of the house is the same width as the roof. See top picture.
My favorite Royal Icing Recipe:
3 egg whites
1/2 tsp cream of tartar
1 pound powdered sugar.
Mix in mixer until peaks form. Cover with wet cloth, it dries very quickly.
*I used a zip lock baggie with a hole cut in the corner to build and decorate.
*I used 3 batches of the recipe to build and decorate 40 houses.
Once they are built decorate with candy. I got most of mine at the dollar store.