Graham Cracker Crust

This crust can be used to form the base of cream pies, cheesecakes, and ice-cream pies. Other cookies can be substituted for the graham cracker crumbs, such as chocolate wafers, vanilla wafers, or gingersnaps.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 52 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1⁄4 cup butter, melted


  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Combine crumbs, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Add melted butter to crumb mixture; stir with a rubber spatula to combine.
  • Press mixture into a 9-inch pie pan. Bake for 12 minutes; cool before filling.