2 ways 4 Pretzel Dessert Crust
FOR NON-BAKED DESSERTS OR PIES
3 1/2 cmini-salted pretzels ,crushed
1/4 cgranulated sugar
3/4 cmelted unsalted butter (slightly cooled)
FOR BAKED DESSERTS OR PIES:
2 1/4 call purpose flour
2 tspraw sugar, can use granulated
1/2 ccrushed salted pretzels
1 cunsalted butter, cold, cut in pieces
3-4 Tbspice water
·milk or cream to brush on crust before baking
How to Make 2 ways 4 Pretzel Dessert Crust
- For Non-Baked Desserts or 9-inch Pies:
Spray baking dish or pie pan with non stick butter.
Combine pretzels and sugar in a food processor; pulse to medium fine crumbs. Add the melted and slightly cooled butter and pulse until crumbs are evenly moist.
Press mixture in the bottom of baking dish or pie pan and up the sides as high as you can. Fill with your favorite dessert recipe.
- For Baked Pies and Dessert (cont.)
Empty processor bowl onto a lightly floured surface and knead a few times. Divide into 2 discs,one a little larger than the other. Wrap the smaller in plastic wrap and chill while rolling out the larger disc and then gently place in a 9-inch pie pan. Chill. Make filling.Homemade Apple Pie is especially good baked in this crust..
If making something baked in a 9x13 dish use and roll out both pieces of dough and place in bottom of a sprayed baking dish.