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Almond Pie Crust

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Almond givs the nutty and tangy flavor to the crust. It can be used to make all kinds of sweet or savory pies.












Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


6 tablespoons butter, unsalted
2 tablespoons sugar
or more as needed
1 large eggs
1 cup all-purpose flour
cup almonds
finely ground
teaspoon baking powder
teaspoon salt


Cream butter and sugar in processor until smooth.

Add flour, almonds, baking powder and salt and process just until combined.

Gather dough into a ball, flatten into a disk and refrigerate 1 hour in plastic wrap.

Press dough into glass pie plate, trimming excess even with edge of dish.

Crimp edge decoratively.

Refrigerate 1 hour.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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, United States
 about 7 years ago

Can you then bake something in the pie crust? Or does this only work with non-baked pies (like banana cream, etc.)?

Yes, you can definitely use this pie crust to make any pie recipes that call for a pie crust. Happy Baking :)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 about 7 years ago

Caneyville, United States
 over 6 years ago

how much sugar? I didn't see it in the ingredints

It should be 2 tablespoons of sugar. If you want your pie crust to be sweeter, add another additional 2 tablespoons sugar. Hope this helps! Happy Cooking :)

Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 6 years ago
Denver, United States
 almost 2 years ago

do you add the egg? It's in the list of ingredients but is not mentioned in the directions. ?

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 44g (1.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 19860% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 47mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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