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Grapenuts Pie Crust

Grapenuts Pie Crust

Submitted by: Susan

Here’s a recipe I’ve used for pie crust. I have to warn you, though, that it will never fool anyone into thinking it’s “real” pie crust. It’s fairly simple:

2 cups grapenuts cereal
1/2 cup apple juice concentrate

Crush the cereal in a food processor. Put it in a bowl and mix in the apple juice concentrate. Press the mixture into the bottom and onto the sides of a pie pan. Bake at 350 for 10 minutes if you plan to use a no-bake filling, OR just fill and bake according to pie recipe instructions.

I’ve heard of people using flour tortillas as pie crusts (just line a pie pan with them) but I’ve never tried that. Also, you can line a pie pan with several sheets of phyllo dough. I’ve done that before, and it’s pretty good. Finally, you can always just leave off the crust–radical, I know, but really cuts the calories! 🙂

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