Cornmeal Pie Crust

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by Scotty Callies Mom

I haven't tried this, but thought it sounded interesting. You may want to use less salt, per review.

Top Review by gnorum

Did this as a crust for a tamale pie. Added a half teaspoon of baking powder to fluff it up, and filled it with a really savory tabasco spiced ground beef. A topping of cheddar cheese and a few minutes at 350 made a fabulous dinner. Not something I would use for a sweet dish, but as a shell for a savory dish it was perfect.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine cornmeal, flour and 1 tsp salt in a bowl.
  2. Cut in shortening.
  3. In a separate bowl, beat together egg and 1/4 cup water.
  4. Add to cornmeal mixture.
  5. Press into 9 inch pie plate to form crust.
  6. Use in place of regular pie crust.

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