Buttery Crunch Crust

Buttery Crunch Crust

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"This tasty crust can be made for any type of custard or cream pie. In fact, it goes well with anything. It can be made with coconut or chopped nuts. Pecans or walnuts work best. Delicious! A special treat! "


25 m servings 223 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 223 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 16.6 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 83 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together pecans, sugar, and flour. Stir in melted butter or margarine. Reserve 1/2 of the mixture for topping the pie, then press the rest evenly into a 9 inch pie pan.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden brown. Allow crust to cool before filling.
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  1. 34 Ratings


I was not impressed with this crust. It was certainly easy to make and it was sufficent with the custard pie that I made, but it just lacked the flavor needed for me to give it a 5. A tip: if...

This Recipe was fantastic, Highly recommend, except before baking I would suggest sticking the crust with a fork before baking to prevent any bubbles from forming. totally delicious, even my n...

Yummy, this crust was good. Ironically though, I am not a fan of most nuts so I substituted with Grape Nuts cereal and that worked very well. Very easy to prepare. This is also excellent with ch...

If you're looking for a tastier alternative to a graham cracker crust, this is it. It's pretty yummy. I don't know how you could get enough out of this recipe to use half for the crust and hal...

This was the first pie crust I have ever made. I baked a perfect pie crust to compliment a coconut cream pie.

I loved this crust! I used a ceramic pie plate and had difficulty getting the crust out intact. Next time I'll grease the pan.

This was my first attempt at making crust from scratch and it was EXCELLENT!! I didn't have any pecans so I used almonds instead. My husband loved it and it couldn't have been easier or quicker....

This was delicious. I surfed the net since I had extra pie filling but lacked pie crust. Perfect pumpkin pie (using walnuts). I'm not an avid cook and was very pleased how easy this was to ma...

Hmmm...this crust would have made a good cookie. I loved the fact that it only took me about 5 minutes to make and it used melted butter rather than room temp. I paired this with a French Silk...