Vanilla Wafer-Almond Pie Crust

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by skat5762

Add a bit of character to plain vanilla pie crusts with some almonds... from Icebox Pies cookbook

Top Review by Roxygirl in Colorado

Excellent crust. The nuts add a lot of flavor.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 40 vanilla wafer cookies (yield apprx. 1 1/4 cup crumbs)
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled
  • 18 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 14 cup thinly sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350-degrees.
  2. Process cookies in food processor until finely ground.
  3. Combine crumbs, butter, salt, vanilla and almonds, stirring until crumbs are moistened.
  4. Press mixture evenly across 9-inch pie plate.
  5. Bake crust until crisp, about 7 minutes.
  6. Let cool completely before filling.
  7. Crust may also be wrapped tightly in plastic and frozen up to one month.

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