Graham Cracker Pie Crust

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5 from 1 vote
Graham Cracker Pie Crust is a quick, easy delicious solution to when you want to make a pie for dessert. It is so quick, a lot less messy and can really impact some wonderful flavor to your pie.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes
Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Graham Cracker Pie Crust is a quick, easy delicious solution to when you want to make a pie for dessert. It is so quick, a lot less messy and can really impact some wonderful flavor to your pie.

Graham Cracker Pie Crust

This Graham Cracker Pie Crust takes only ten minutes, is perfect for almost any type of pie and many other deserts and only takes four ingredients. It is the perfect solution, especially for no bake pies and cheesecake recipes.

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  • 20 Minutes: So quick to mix up and make.
  • Easy Ingredients: Only 4 staple ingredient.
  • Family Friendly: who doesn’t love pie?
Graham Cracker Pie Crust in closeup.

What You Need to Make Easy Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Ingredients

  • cracker sheets 
  • white sugar
  • light brown sugar
  • butter 
Graham Crackers, sugar, butter etc.

Equipment

How to Make Graham Cracker Pie Crust Recipe – Step by Step

Food processor with the ingredients with the ingredients added in stages. First crushing the crackers and then adding the other ingredients.
  • Prep: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. and then place graham cracker sheets in a food processor and process until fine crumbs. – Pour graham cracker mixture into a 9″ pie plate and use the bottom of a clean measuring cup to firmly pack the crumbs into the bottom of the pie plate and up the sides of the pie plate. You may need to use your fingers to press the crumbs into the sides of the pie plate. –
  • Mix: Second, add graham cracker crumbs, white sugar and brown sugar into a medium bowl and then add melted butter to graham cracker crumbs and stir until mixture resembles wet sand.
  • Press: Next, pour graham cracker mixture into a 9″ pie plate and use the bottom of a clean measuring cup to firmly pack the crumbs into the bottom of the pie plate and up the sides of the pie plate.
  • Bake: Finally, bake pie crust for 10 minutes.
Pressing the crumbs mixture into the pie plate.

Common Questions About Graham Cracker Pie Crust

DO I HAVE TO PREBAKE THE GRAHAM CRACKER CRUST?

To keep it the pie in shape and to prevent over or under cooking it is a good idea to bake your crust.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE GLUTEN FREE GRAHAM CRACKERS IN PLACE OF THE REGULAR GRAHAM CRACKER?

Of course, here is a good swap out.

WHY IS MY CRUST HARD?

>Pressing too hard when forming the crust in the pan to your pan.
> You overcooked overcooked the crust or the temperature in your oven may need to be regulated?

CAN THIS RECIPE BE FROZEN?

Indeed, graham cracker crusts can be frozen, in fact, they are great for your favorite ice cream pie!

CAN THIS RECIPE BE MADE AHEAD OF TIME?

Absolutely, they can last about three days wrapped airtight in the fridge.

IS THERE ANYTHING THAT I CAN ADD TO THE CRUST FOR MORE FLAVOR?

Yes, so many things, for example:
> Zest, lemon, lime, orange all add a zingy flavor.
> Spices, pumpkin pie spice or ginger, nutmeg etc.
> Nuts, add some crushed nuts to give a great flavor
>Toasted coconut can be added

Side view of Graham Cracker Pie Crust.

Expert Tips for Making Graham Cracker Pie Crust

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Making more than one pie, simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two pie dishes before baking.
  • Short cut tip: Pre boxed graham cracker crumbs can be used in this recipe.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use, vanilla, chocolate. cinnamon or other flavors of graham crackers for this crust.
  • Alternate ingredient: Dairy issues? Replace butter with coconut oil.
  • Non Stick Tips: If your crust is sticking try a non stick pie dish or use some non stick spray for easier release.
  • Smaller: Can make smaller mini pies or tarts with this recipe as well.

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Graham Cracker Pie Crust

Graham Cracker Pie Crust

5 from 1 vote
Graham Cracker Pie Crust is a quick, easy delicious solution to when you want to make a pie for dessert. It is so quick, a lot less messy and can really impact some wonderful flavor to your pie.
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Servings: 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

  • 10 graham cracker sheets approx 1 1/2 cups of crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 7 tablespoons butter melted

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Place graham cracker sheets in a food processor and process until fine crumbs.
  • Add graham cracker crumbs, white sugar and brown sugar into a medium bowl; Stir to combine.
  • Add melted butter to graham cracker crumbs and stir until mixture resembled wet sand.
  • Pour graham cracker mixture into a 9″ pie plate and use the bottom of a clean measuring cup to firmly pack the crumbs into the bottom of the pie plate and up the sides of the pie plate. You may need to use your fingers to press the crumbs into the sides of the pie plate.
  • Bake pie crust for 10 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: Making more than one pie, simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two pie dishes before baking.
  • Short cut tip: Pre boxed graham cracker crumbs can be used in this recipe.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to use, vanilla, chocolate. cinnamon or other flavors of graham crackers for this crust.
  • Alternate ingredient: Dairy issues? Replace butter with coconut oil.
  • Non Stick Tips: If your crust is sticking try a non stick pie dish or use some non stick spray for easier release.
  • Smaller: Can make smaller mini pies or tarts with this recipe as well.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 239kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 271mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 408IU | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg

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