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Chocolate Crust

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Bake time 8 mins
Cool time 15 mins
Chill time 30 mins
Yield Makes 1 (9-inch) crust


  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 (1-oz.) semisweet chocolate baking squares
  • 1 1/3 cups fine, dry breadcrumbs
  • 1/3 cup sugar

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Stir together butter and chocolate in a medium-size heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring often, 3 to 5 minutes or until chocolate is melted. Remove from heat, and stir in breadcrumbs and sugar until well blended. Press mixture onto bottom of a lightly greased 9-inch square pan.

  2. Bake at 350° for 8 minutes. Cool on a wire rack 15 minutes. Chill 30 minutes.