The Best Homemade Graham Cracker Crust


Baking Tutorials High Altitude Homemade Ingredients Lifestyle | Published November 7, 2022 by Mimi Council

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Today I am sharing the best homemade Graham Cracker Crust recipe with you all today! Do you guys make your own homemade graham cracker pie crust from scratch? If you don’t yet, and you are looking for an amazing organic graham cracker crust recipe, then this is it!

If you are looking for more pie tutorials, check out some of my others like How to Make Chocolate Graham Cracker Crust from Scratch, How to Lattice a Pie Crust, and How to Make Pie Crust in a Mixer.

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Why You'll Love This Recipe

From Scratch: I love making my own organic graham cracker pie crust from scratch as it is so much better than buying one, plus I get to use the best organic ingredients, and it’s really easy.

Use in Many Recipes: But we all know homemade is always best! So, I hope you will try this organic graham cracker crust recipe! You can use this organic graham cracker crust recipe anytime a recipe calls for a graham cracker crust.

Pie Pan or Square Pan: This is the best homemade Graham Cracker Crust recipe, and I use it every single time I need a graham cracker crust. You can use this recipe for a standard 9-inch pie pan or use it in a square 9 x 9-inch pan. It will also work for that size as well if you are making bars that need a graham cracker pie crust from scratch. So, let’s learn how to make this organic graham cracker crust recipe!

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Ingredients

Annie’s Organic Honey Graham Crackers

Organic Valley Salted Butter

Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar

Tools Needed

Digital Food Scale

Food Processor

9-inch Pie Pan

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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

Step 2

In a food processor, add the graham crackers, butter, and cane sugar. Pulse, and then mix until you have a uniform mixture and there are no chunks of graham crackers or butter.

Step 3

Grease a 9-inch pie pan with butter. Transfer the graham cracker mixture to the pie pan, and lightly press it into the sides first. Use the remaining crust, and press it down into the bottom of the pan.

Step 4

Bake for 5 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Allow to cool completely before using.

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FAQ's

What ingredients make up graham cracker pie crust from scratch?

You only need three simple ingredients to make an organic graham cracker crust recipe! Those ingredients are: organic salted butter, organic honey graham crackers, and organic cane sugar.

How long is graham cracker crust good for?

You can bake graham cracker pie crust from scratch ahead of time. I will usually bake mine a day in advance of filling the pie. They are fine to sit out on the counter overnight. You can even make them two to three days in advance if you need to! Just leave them out on the counter don’t cover them or anything, and they are good to go.

What kind of filling can I put into graham cracker crust?

You can put any kind of filling you want into a graham cracker pie crust. You can use pudding, custard, ganache, cheesecake, or even fruit. Check out my Apricot Cheesecake Tart, Strawberry Cream Cheese Tart, Coconut Sweet Cream Pie, for some ideas!

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The Best Homemade Graham Cracker Crust

Mimi Council
Learn how to make the best homemade Graham Cracker Crust. Use this from scratch graham cracker pie crust in any recipe that calls for graham cracker crust. This recipe makes 1 pie crust, but if you double it, you can make 2! It also works for a 9×9-inch square pan for graham cracker crust for any kind of bar.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Ingredient
Cuisine American
Makes 8 servings
Calories 237 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a food processor, add the graham crackers, butter, and cane sugar. Pulse, and then mix until you have a uniform mixture and there are no chunks of graham crackers or butter.
  • Grease a 9-inch pie pan with butter. Transfer the graham cracker mixture to the pie pan, and lightly press it into the sides first. Use the remaining crust, and press it down into the bottom of the pan.
  • Bake for 5 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Allow to cool completely before using.
  • Store at room temperature for up to 3 days.

Notes

High Altitude — Follow the recipe as noted.

Nutrition

Calories: 237kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 2gFat: 14gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0.5gCholesterol: 30mgSodium: 259mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 1gSugar: 13gVitamin A: 353IUCalcium: 24mgIron: 1mg
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