Crunchy Crumb Crust
by Enjoy Life
NO: wheat, gluten, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg or soy
1/2 cup butter or dairy-free alternative*, softened
1/4 cup brown sugar
3 cups Enjoy Life Crunchy Rice cereal
1/2 tsp vanilla
1/2 tsp salt
3 tbsp tapioca flour
1 tsp xanthan gum
3 tbsp fruit preserves (made from 100% fruit)
1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
2. Grind Crunchy Rice cereal in food processor until breadcrumb size.
3. Transfer Crunchy Rice cereal to bowl and combine with other ingredients.
4. Grease pie plate(s) and press Crunchy Rice cereal mixture into pan(s) making sure to cover bottom and sides.
5. Bake crusts for 10-12 min at 325°F. Let cool before filling.
Yield: 2 –8" pie crusts or 1 crust and optional topping**.
*TIP Dairy-free option: use 1/2 cup of EarthBalance margarine (contains soy) or Spectrum shortening in place of butter.
** TIP Toast remaining mixture in a non-stick sauté pan until golden brown. Sprinkle on top of a filled pie.
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