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Desserts

No-bake cookie crumb pie crust

Americans love their pies, in all seasons -- pumpkin in the fall, rhubarb in the spring, berry in the summer. But while the fresh bright raspberries, blueberries and strawberries of July fairly call out to be cradled in sweet crust, ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 8 (1 crust)
  • 1 1/2 cups almond biscotti, pecan shortbread or butter cookie crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted

Step 1Place the cookie crumbs in a small bowl. Add the sugar and melted butter and toss with a fork until blended. Pat the crumbs evenly onto the sides and bottom of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill 30 minutes.

Note: To make the cookie crumbs, process cookies in a food processor or place in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin. Please see individual pie recipes for nutritional information.
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