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    Uncle Bill's Graham and Vanilla Wafer Pie Crust

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    35 mins

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    15 mins

    William (Uncle Bill) Anatooskin's Note:

    I have been using this crust recipe for many of the pies that I make. As requested, I am posting the crust recipe. This recipe can be adapted to many different pies. This is a typical recipe that can be adapted to many different pies, cheesecake squares, raspberry cupcakes.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    Pie crust

    Units: US | Metric

    • 3/4 cup graham wafer crumbs
    • 3/4 cup vanilla wafer crumbs
    • 1/2 cup finely chopped lightly toasted almonds
    • 1/4 cup butter, softened
    • vegetable oil, spray for pie dish
    • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a mixing bowl, combine graham wafer and vanilla cookie crumbs and almonds, mix well to combine.
    2. 2
      Cut in butter using a pastry blender or a fork until mixture is crumbly.
    3. 3
      Prepare a 9 inch oven-proof pie dish by spraying with some vegetable oil, then dust with flour, Shake off any excess flour off the pie dish and discard.
    4. 4
      This prevents the shell from sticking to the dish when baked.
    5. 5
      Spoon wafter mixture into the pie dish; press evenly to the bottom and sides using a rounded soup spoon. Also, use a potato masher with small holes or squares to firm the bottom crumb mixture. The thickness should be about 1/4 inch.
    6. 6
      Place the prepared pie dish in the freezer compartment for 30 minutes.
    7. 7
      Bake for 15 minutes in a preheated 400 F oven to set the crust.
    8. 8
      Cool baked pie crust and continue with your pie filling mixture of your choice.
    9. 9
      Pecans can also be used for some pie recipes.
    10. 10
      Suggested recipes to look at: #87452, #18007, #18795, #18705, #18353, #18457.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 13, 2009

      55

      This is a 10-star review for this pie crust! Sometimes, no matter HOW great your standard butter/lard pie crust tastes, you want something "else" to go with a favourite pie. I made this crust for a TEN INCH pie, using Uncle Bills' original recipe for the ingredients: Uncle Bill's Southern Style Pecan Pie. THIS recipe is for a NINE inch pie crust, so use either, depending upon your pie pan. Now, I'm a "ratio" kinda gal so I counted how many cookies and crackers you'd need to make the original pie crust: 36 Vanilla wafers=1 1/4 cup crumbs; 8-4 square graham crackers=1 1/4 cup crumbs. Because I was making this for a Lemon Meringue pie, I knew that the pecans would be too "heavy" a taste, so I used 1/2 cup of almonds instead, grinding them up with some of the crumbs so that I did not end up with "almond butter"! LOL My family went wild over the combination and I plan to use this crust far more often then I initially planned to: for pumpkin pie, custard, etc. A real addition to ANY baker's recipe box; Thank YOU, again, Uncle Bill for being a 10-Star Chef!!!

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    Nutritional Facts for Uncle Bill's Graham and Vanilla Wafer Pie Crust

    Serving Size: 1 (366 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1917.1
     
    Calories from Fat 1097
    57%
    Total Fat 121.9 g
    187%
    Saturated Fat 41.3 g
    206%
    Cholesterol 122.0 mg
    40%
    Sodium 1462.6 mg
    60%
    Total Carbohydrate 188.3 g
    62%
    Dietary Fiber 13.5 g
    54%
    Sugars 23.0 g
    92%
    Protein 28.1 g
    56%

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