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Chocolate Cookie Crust

Chocolate Cookie Crust

To make certain pies, you’ll need chocolate cookie crust. For this recipe, you can use any chocolate sandwich cookies. Ingredients 24 chocolate sandwich cookies (if you use a large pie dish, use more cookies) 4–6 tbsp butter, melted Preparation Crush the cookies by placing them in a plastic bag, pushing out all …

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Macadamia Nut Pie

If you live on the Big Island of Hawaii, you can buy macadamia nuts for next to nothing. You can even pick them off the trees if you want. However, if you don’t live there or somewhere else with plenty of these nuts, you have to buy them at a higher …

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Graham Cracker Crust

Who couldn’t love the graham cracker crust? Its buttery, crumbly texture just melts in your mouth. It’s simply delicious. If you want to give the crust some more flavor, add some cinnamon and sugar. Most people don’t use additional sugar because graham crackers are already sweet. If you use a larger, deeper pie dish, …

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Blind-Baked Crust

Blind-Baked Crust

You need a blind-baked crust when you make cream pies. Because you cook the filling over the stove, the pie crust doesn’t get the chance to bake in the oven unless you bake it by itself first. Ingredients ¼ cup (½ stick) butter, chilled and cut into large chunks ¼ cup …

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Basic Pie Dough (For a Double-Crust Pie)

Basic Pie Dough (For a Double-Crust Pie)

How to make basic pie dough for a double-crust pie? Ingredients ½ cup (1 stick) butter, chilled and cut into large chunks ½ cup vegetable shortening, chilled 2½ cups all-purpose white flour, plus at least ½ cup extra for rolling pinch of salt ice water (just enough to moisten the dough, …

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Basic Pie Dough (For a Single-Crust Pie)

Basic Pie Dough (For a Single-Crust Pie)

How to make basic pie dough for a single-crust pie? Ingredients ¼ cup (½ stick) butter, chilled and cut into large chunks ¼ cup vegetable shortening, chilled 1¼ cups all-purpose white flour, plus at least ¼ extra for rolling pinch of salt ice water (just enough to moisten the dough, but …

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Apple Pie

Apple pie is probably the first pie the majority of housewives learn how to make. It’s also one of the most loved pies around the world. CRUST Basic Pie Dough for a double-crust pie FILLING Ingredients: 7–10 large apples (tart apples are best, such as Granny Smith), peeled, pinch of salt, 1–2 tsp …

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