Simple Cornflake Pie Crust

Wooden Scoop of Cornflakes on a Background of Cornflakes
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Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 8 servings
Yield: 1 pie crust
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
92 Calories
8g Fat
6g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 8
Amount per serving
Calories 92
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 86mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 2mg 0%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 8mg 0%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

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.

Ingredients

  • 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.