Sweet Homemade Key Lime Pie with Zest and Cream

Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust

To vary the flavor of your gluten free graham cracker crust, substitute any type of crunchy gluten-free cookie. Try crushed gingersnaps, vanilla or chocolate sandwich cookies, biscotti, shortbread, vanilla cookies—even brownies!

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Sweet Homemade Key Lime Pie with Zest and Cream
Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 9-inch crust
Calories: 1138 kcal
Ingredients
  • cups (6 ounces) gluten-free graham cracker crumbs or crushed cookies of choice
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon , optional
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter or Earth Balance or dairy-free shortening of choice , melted
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of a springform pan. Set aside.
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and melted butter together.
  3. Press mixture into prepared pan.
  4. Place in preheated oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on a rack before adding cheesecake filling.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1138 Calories from Fat 720
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 80g 123%
Saturated Fat 45g 225%
Cholesterol 180mg 60%
Sodium 839mg 35%
Potassium 223mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 96g 32%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 29g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 42%
Calcium 12%
Iron 28.9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Originally published in Gluten Free & More.

Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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