Graham cracker crust
|Place of origin||United States|
|Created by||Monroe Boston Strause|
|Main ingredients||Usually graham crackers, sugar, butter or vegetable oil|
|Variations||Chocolate graham cracker crust|
|Other information||Popular in the United States|
Graham cracker crust is a style of pie crust made from crushed graham crackers. Graham crackers are a sweet American cracker made from unbleached, whole wheat graham flour. The crust is usually flavored and stiffened with butter or vegetable oil and sometimes sugar. Graham cracker crust is a very common type of crust for cheesecakes and cream pies in America.
Variations use crushed cookies or Nilla wafers as substitutes for the graham crackers.
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