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!

4.43 from 14 votes
Sweet Homemade Key Lime Pie with Zest and Cream
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Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 9-inch crust
Calories: 1138kcal

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

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease the bottom and sides of a springform pan. Set aside.
  • Mix graham cracker crumbs, cinnamon and melted butter together.
  • Press mixture into prepared pan.
  • Place in preheated oven and bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on a rack before adding cheesecake filling.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Crust
Amount Per Serving
Calories 1138 Calories from Fat 720
% Daily Value*
Fat 80g123%
Saturated Fat 45g225%
Cholesterol 180mg60%
Sodium 839mg35%
Potassium 223mg6%
Carbohydrates 96g32%
Fiber 4g16%
Sugar 29g32%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 2100IU42%
Calcium 120mg12%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* 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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  1. Karen E.
    December 24, 2019

    Works great with gluten free graham crackers.

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