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Graham Cracker Crust

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars

"A no-bake recipe using softened butter instead of melted butter. I find this produces a better consistency for the crust."
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Ingredients

1 h 5 m servings 175 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie crust)

Directions

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  1. Mix crumbs, butter, and sugar in a bowl. Press mixture into a 9-inch pie plate. Use a spoon to press the crumbs up the side of the plate and the side of your hand to press down on the top.
  2. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before filling.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 175 calories; 10.2 g fat; 20.4 g carbohydrates; 1.2 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 157 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This is my 1st ever review, so bear with me. I made this yesterday. I already had my little hand mixer out, so I used that on LOW, in a tall glass measuring cup, to mix and incorperate the but...

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I found this had way too much sugar. I don't even think I would want to use this much sugar in a cheesecake recipe. But I like the simplicity of the recipe. I did notice on the graham crackers b...

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This is my 1st ever review, so bear with me. I made this yesterday. I already had my little hand mixer out, so I used that on LOW, in a tall glass measuring cup, to mix and incorperate the but...

This was quick and easy to make. I was too lazy to measure crumbs, so simply followed another reviewer's suggestion to crush one sleeve of graham crackers. I crushed the crackers in a sealable...

This is how I usually make my graham cracker crust, though I do add a little less sugar---about 3 tablespoons. I do not like the box of already crushed crumbs but rather the more uneven type th...

The use of softened instead of melted butter absolutely was a great call. I very much enjoyed the consistency of this crust; smooth and crumbly at the same time. It didn't have the overly greasy...

One wax paper package makes enough for one pie. (There are three packages in a box of graham crackers.) This crust was quick and easy to make and it baked nicely. Will use this recipe again!

I usually buy premade store bought crust. I was going to pick one up however, they were all broken. So I decided to try making it instead. I bought graham crackers (16 crackers, 2.5" squares = 1...

I found this had way too much sugar. I don't even think I would want to use this much sugar in a cheesecake recipe. But I like the simplicity of the recipe. I did notice on the graham crackers b...

The taste and texture of this was wonderful! I had a little trouble getting the pie out of the pan, so I might butter the pan next time. (I have a glass pan, so it might not be a problem if yo...

A simple recipe for one of the simplest pie crusts. Made my own crumbs with mostly graham crackers and a handful of shortbread cookies we had on hand. Refrigerated overnight before filling wit...