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Easy Pie Crust
From - USA

Low-fat pie crust from Dr. John McDougall
Servings: Makes 1 9 inch pie crust
Preparation Time: 5 minutes; Cooking Time: 5 minutes

  • 1 1/2 cups fat free cookie crumbs or fat free graham cracker crumbs
  • 3 tablespoons apple juice concentrate
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Make crumbs by processing in a blender or food processor.
Combine crumbs and concentrate.
Mix well.
Press into bottom and sides of a 9 inch non-stick pie pan.
Bake for 5 minutes.
Cool before filling.
If using with a no bake filling, chill and serve.
If baking, bake as directed.
This crust gets soggy if it sits for longer than 1 day. It can be baked, cooled and filled another day.
Other sweeteners may also be used.
Try orange juice concentrate with peach or apricot pies.
Pure maple syrup also works well.

From VegSource Interactive Newsletter Volume 1 Number 4 November 24, 1998
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