Pecan Shortbread Cookie Crust

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

Saw this in America's Food Heritage article and thought it would be a great recipe to pass along to use for those delicious no-bake recipes that needed a crust for a pie or other dessert.


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Comments:

Serves:

makes enough for an 8 or 9 inch pan

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
pecan shortbread cookie crumbs
1/4 c
melted butter
1/4 tsp
salt, optional

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^.
Combine ingredients in a medium bowl.
Press evenly into pie pan or other baking dish; lining the bottom and sides of dish. Bake for about 20 minutes; just until crust starts to brown. Cool.
2
Note:
It is not necessary to bake this crust if you don't want to. Works great either way baked or not!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Cookies, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy