Peanut Butter Graham Cracker Pie Crust Recipe

Graham crackers
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: 1 (9-inch) pie crust (serves 8)

This peanut butter graham cracker pie crust recipe kicks traditional no-bake pie crusts using graham crackers up a notch.

This filling is a perfect base for cold fillings such as pudding and ice cream, especially those using chocolate like chocolate cheesecake.

What You'll Need

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter (or 1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter)
  • 2 tablespoons (about) water

How to Make It

  1. Generously butter a 9-inch pie plate or tin.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together graham cracker crumbs and sugar. Blend in peanut butter until thoroughly combined. Add water, 1 tablespoon at a time, and knead with your hands until mixture sticks together.
  3. Press mixture evenly into the bottom and up the sides of the buttered pie plate. Chill pie crust about 2 hours until set, then add filling.
  4. This pie crust is great for fillings such as pudding and ice cream, especially those using chocolate.

    Consider Using This Crust in the Following Desserts

    • Girl Scout Cookie Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie RecipeIf you don't have the Tagalongs Peanut Butter Patties Girl Scout cookies to make the crust called for in this pie, use the peanut butter graham cracker crust recipe.
    • Easy Chocolate Pie RecipeThis recipe calls for a chocolate cookie crumb crust but this filling is just made for the peanut butter graham cracker crust featured here.

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