Gluten Free Nutty Pie Crust!

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Serves: 5 to 8
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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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Gail Eischeid Recipe
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Bellevue, NE (pop. 50,137)
LeChefGail
Member Since Oct 2010
Gail's notes for this recipe:
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! :)
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Directions

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

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