Graham Cracker Crust

Cuisinart original

Use this crust for cheesecake like we do on page 126, or bake it and fill with instant pudding or any filling you’d like.


Makes one, 9-inch crust, 8 servings


16           whole graham crackers, halved

8             tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter,
               melted and slightly cooled

3             tablespoons granulated sugar

Nutritional information


Nutritional information per serving (¹∕8 of pie crust):

Calories 163 (69% from fat) / carb. 12g / pro. 1g / fat 12g / sat. fat 7g / chol. 30mg / sod. 67mg calc. 3mg / fiber 0g


If baking, preheat oven to 375°F.

Put the graham cracker halves into the blender jar. Secure lid. Select Speed 10 and press Start. Blend until finely chopped, about 10 seconds. Scrape down sides.

Add the melted butter and sugar to the blender jar with the graham cracker crumbs. Select Speed 3 and pulse to combine, about 3 to 4 times.

Put mixture into a 9-inch pie, cake or springform pan and press down evenly into the bottom and sides of pan. Chill until firm.

If baking, put pan into the heated oven until golden brown, about 8 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on a wire rack. Fill with your favorite filling.