Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker CrustThis crust is so tasty and versatile.  I use it in many different pie recipes.  It can be baked for cheese cakes or Key Lime Pie, or it can be filled with ice cream and frozen.  Graham Cracker Crust

Start with 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs (11 graham crackers)

Start with
1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs (11 graham crackers)

Add 1/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional depending on pie filling) ½ cup melted butter

Add
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional depending on pie filling)
½ cup melted butter

Mix thoroughly,

Mix thoroughly,

Pour into pie plate or tart tin

Pour into pie plate or tart tin

Press into bottom, and up sides, of pan.

Press into bottom, and up sides, of pan.

Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker Crust
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Prep Time
10 min
Prep Time
10 min
Ingredients
  1. 1 ½ cups graham cracker crumbs (11 crackers)
  2. ¼ cup sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon cinnamon (optional depending on the pie filling)
  4. ½ cup butter
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Crush the graham crackers, and mix with sugar and cinnamon (if you’re using it.)
  3. Melt the butter in your pie plate
  4. Pour crumbs on top of melted butter and incorporate.
  5. Press the mixture up the sides and into the bottom of your pan.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 minutes to set crust.
  7. If you are making a cold pie, let crust cool completely before filling.
Notes
  1. Makes 1 (8 or 9 inch pie) or 6 (4 inch mini tarts)
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 Tip:  To serve the finished pie, set the pie plate in a centimeter of hot water for about 5 minutes.  This will soften the butter in the crust enough to allow the pie to come out easily. 

Use this recipe to make 6 (4 inch) mini pie crusts.

Use this recipe to make 6 (4 inch) mini pie crusts.