Happy Herbivore Recipe

Graham Cracker Crust

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Servings: 9

Sadly, the graham cracker crusts at the store are usually loaded with fat and aren't whole-wheat. I've tried making my own crust at home a few ways, and this is my favorite method. It firms up and stays hard without getting soggy even as it lingers in the fridge for days.

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Recipe added on February 6, 2010 by

Ingredients

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9" shallow pie dish and set aside. Place graham crackers into food processor and pulse until crumble reach the consistency of coarse sand or sea salt. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and whisk in cinnamon. Add applesauce and stir until evenly wet and large chunks form. Using your fingers, press mixture into prepared pie dish to form a crust. Pack the crust down tightly and bake for 8 minutes. Transfer to a cooling wrack and allow to completely cool before using.

Chef's Note: Substitute any flavored graham crackers you like: chocolate, vanilla, or ginger.

Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Servings Per Batch: 9
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 107
  • Fat 2.50g
  • Carbohydrate 19.90g
  • Dietary Fiber2.70g
  • Sugars3.70g
  • Protein2.60g

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