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    Macaroon Pie Crust

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    12 mins

    5 mins

    7 mins

    Ducky's Note:

    Passover pie crust recipe being posted in response to a request. This recipe is originally found in the 'I Can't Believe It's Kosher' cookbook.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    pie crust

    Units: US | Metric

    • 1 1/3 cups macaroons, crumbled (can do in food processor)
    • 1/2 cup margarine, cut into 8 pieces
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
    2. 2
      In food processor, combine all ingredients and process until well blended.
    3. 3
      Press into bottom and sides of ungreased 9-inch pie pan.
    4. 4
      Bake 7 minutes or until golden brown.
    5. 5
      Cool completely before filling.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on November 28, 2003

      55

      I had a potential Thanksgiving day disaster and your recipe saved me! My mother-in-law is doing the low carb diet so if bought low carb boxed pie crust mix. Needless to say it turned out horrible, but the pumpkin pie part turned out great. I got online and found this recipe. I successfully transferred the pumpkin part into this crust. Put in the oven under the broiler for a minute (to even out the top of the pie because tranferring it caused it to be uneven) It was a hit! I made three changes because of dietary reasons (high cholesterol, low carb and no sugar): I used walnuts instead of macaroons, soy butter instead of butter(soy butter has NO saturated fat!), and splenda instead of sugar. Thank you so much!

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    • on August 25, 2012

      15

      I thought 1/2 cup margarine was too much so I doubled the amount of macaroons and it still came out too greasy. I used butter instead of margarine but that shouldn't have made a difference, I had to press paper towels into it to remove the pool of liquid fat from the bottom of the pie shell. Confused?

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    • on March 05, 2008

      55

      YUM! This was sooo perfect with Nellie's Low-Fat Key Lime Pie. I made this lower fat by substituting 1/2 cup applesauce for the 1/2 cup margarine. It was baked perfectly in 20 minutes. I also left out the cinnamon since it wouldn't go with the key lime pie. I made this to use up some macaroons I had on hand but am so glad to have found this recipe! Thanks!

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    Nutritional Facts for Macaroon Pie Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (164 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 601.3
     
    Calories from Fat 409
    68%
    Total Fat 45.4 g
    69%
    Saturated Fat 9.4 g
    47%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 533.3 mg
    22%
    Total Carbohydrate 51.0 g
    17%
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    1%
    Sugars 49.9 g
    199%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    macaroons

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