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Pretzel Crust

Rated as 4.34 out of 5 Stars
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"Adds a salty and crunchy element to any pie. Makes a 9x13 inch pie crust, but recipe may be modified for use with a 9 inch pie dish. "
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Ingredients

15 m servings 90
Original recipe yields 24 servings (1 - 9x13 inch pie crust)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together margarine, sugar and pretzels. Press the mixture into a 9x13 inch baking pan. Bake in oven for 10 minutes; fill with desired pie filling.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 90 calories; 5.9 8.7 0.9 0 217 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

this recipe is awesome! i substituted 3/4 c. all natural applesauce instead of the butter for an even healthier version! otherwise, the saltiness is to die for-

Most helpful critical review

I followed the recipe exactly but found the crust to be a little dry and salty. It definitely has potential though. Next time I might try reduced sodium pretzels and a bit more butter. It was...

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this recipe is awesome! i substituted 3/4 c. all natural applesauce instead of the butter for an even healthier version! otherwise, the saltiness is to die for-

I have used a version of this crust for years. Regular granulated sugar works fine instead of brown sugar. Try a filling of 2 qts softened vanilla ice cream (lowfat is fine)mixed with a 12-oz ca...

This is a great crust!! Like the reviewer before me, it works great with Strawberry pie (sweet but a touch of salt). However, if you bake in the 9x13 baking dish, it gets difficult to transfer ...

Really really good - but make sure to crush up the pretzels COMPLETELY because I had some chunks that made pressing it into the pie plate a little difficult. Thanks for the recipe!

Good with key lime. Love this . :-)

I used half the amount of sugar for the crust and filled with my strawberry pie recipe. Very good.

Thank you for this wonderful recipe. I always have soooo many pretzels left over from those huge Costco bags, this is a great use for them! "Waste not, want not."

I used this crust for a quiche last week and it was excellent. It did not get soggy like pasty often does with quiche.

This is a fabulous substitution for a graham cracker crust. I have recently started using honey wheat pretzels because they are lower in sodium. Very nice salty sweet taste without the salt ...