Simple Cornflake Pie Crust

Wooden Scoop of Cornflakes on a Background of Cornflakes
StockFood/Creative RF/Getty Images
  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 crust (8 servings)

When it comes to easy pie crust recipes, graham cracker pie crusts might get all of the attention, but you might be surprised by just how light and delicious a cornflake crust can be. Cornflake cereal as a pie crust ingredient might sound surprising to you, but ask any housewife from the 1930s and they will tell you that this was a staple.

Better yet, this cornflake crust recipe does not need to be baked and is perfect to use for the base of a cream pie like this delicious sugar cream pie recipe or our favorite pecan cream pie recipe.


  • 1 cup cornflakes (crushed)
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/3 cup​ butter (melted and cooled)

Steps to Make It

  1. Completely combine ingredients.

  2. Press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of 8 or 8-inch pie plate.

  3. Fill as desired.