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Ginger Graham Cracker Crust

Photo: James Baigrie
Yield Makes one 9-inch piecrust

Ingredients

  • 2 packages honey graham crackers, to make about 2 ¼ cups of crumbs
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 10 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted

Nutrition Information

  • calcium 12 mg
  • calories 271
  • caloriesfromfat 55 %
  • carbohydrate 29 g
  • cholesterol 38 mg
  • fat 17 g
  • fiber 1 g
  • iron 1 mg
  • protein 2 mg
  • satfat 9 g
  • sodium 161 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F. In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, grind the graham crackers to form fine crumbs. Add the sugar, ginger, and butter and pulse to combine. Press the mixture into a 9-inch springform pan, working the crumbs over the bottom and then up the sides. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly before filling or according to your pie recipe directions.