Gluten Free Nutty Pie Crust!

Gail Eischeid


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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5 to 8
15 Min
5 Min


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!


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

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About Gluten Free Nutty Pie Crust!

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