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I love Graham cracker pie crusts. But I do not lone the amount of sugar and fat in them. And some people can't eat the gluten in a Graham cracker pie crust. Can an Oat or Oatmeal pie crust taste as good and also be much healthier? The answer is yes! If you have Celiac disease, you can even replace the small amount fo wheat flour with almond , soy or other non-gluten containing flour.
So, this pie crust can be made gluten-free, dairy-free, sugar-free and Vegan-friendly
Mix the oats, flour, sugar and salt.
The simplest way to cut in the butter is to put the mix into a food processor and give it about 10 seconds. The manual method is to use a pastry cutter to cut in the butter until the mixture is crumbly.
First lightly grease the pie plate with coconut or or similar.
Then press the oat mix in firmly on the bottom and sides. You can use a large spoon, which works well for the sides. I find my hand works best for the bottom.
Bake at 375 for 13-15 minutes or until the crust is lightly browned.
Let cool then fill with the pie filling!
Above is the
2020 version of
the Ball Blue Book