Gluten Free Nutty Pie Crust!

Gail Eischeid Recipe

By Gail Eischeid LeChefGail

I have been using this recipe for a few years now! It is both tasty and a bit unusual, its a better than tradional pie crust. Enjoy! :)


Recipe Rating:
 1 Rating
Serves:
5 to 8
Prep Time:
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Ingredients

2 Tbsp
olive oil, light
2 Tbsp
honey or maple syrup
1/4 c
arrowroot starch
1/4 c
amaranth flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3/4 c
ground nuts or seeds
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 F.
2
Mix oil, honey, then add arrowroot powder, flour and cinnamon. Mix in in ground nuts and seeds.
3
Press the crust onto bottom and sides of lightly oiled pie pan, but not on upper flat rim of pan.
4
For baked Pies, bake crust 3 to 5 minutes, then allow it to cool 5 to 10 minutes.
5
Scoop Filling into crust and baked according to recipe.
6
For No-Bake Pies, bake the crust 9 to 14 minutes or until firm. Cool.
7
Scoop pie filling and chill. Sprinkle extra ground nuts on top of filling for a decorative effect for added flavor.
8
Baker's Note: Amaranth Flour can be replaced with "buckwheat flour, millet, or rice flour". This will slightly change the flavor and color of the crust.
9
Baker's Note 2: Arrowroot powder can be replaced with Cornstarch.
10
Baker's Note 3: ground nuts and seeds, such as Almonds, walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, pumpkin, flaxseeds or any combination.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: For Kids, Healthy
Hashtags: #nuts, #gluten-free