gluten free nutty pie crust!

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By Gail Eischeid
from Bellevue, NE

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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serves 5 to 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 5 Min

Ingredients For gluten free nutty pie crust!

  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, light
  • 2 Tbsp
    honey or maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    arrowroot starch
  • 1/4 c
    amaranth flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 3/4 c
    ground nuts or seeds

How To Make gluten free nutty pie crust!

  • 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.

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