How to Make a Graham Cracker Crust

Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

Making a homemade Graham Cracker Crust is one of the easiest ways to up your baking game in the kitchen.

Not only does it taste so much better than what you can buy on the shelf at the store (how long has it been sitting there?), but it’s really easy to make.

Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

How to make Graham Cracker Crumbs

The first step is to finely crush your graham crackers. You can easily do this in a food processor:

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Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

Or with a plastic bag and your weapon of choice:

Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

How to Make a Graham Cracker Crust

With you graham cracker crumbs in hand, it’s time to add butter and sugar. Combine everything in a medium bowl.

Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

How to Bake a Graham Cracker Crust

Finally, press into the bottom of, and up the sides of, a pie plate.

Bake in a 325 degree oven until sweetly fragrant, about 15 to 20 minutes. Now it’s ready for your favorite dessert or mine – Chocolate Cream Pie!

With a homemade graham cracker crust and a creamy, no-bake filling, this frozen Chocolate Cream Pie is the ultimate make-ahead dessert!

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How to Make a Graham Cracker Crust

Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 1 Pie Crust
Calories 1050 kcal

Ingredients

  • 9 graham crackers
  • 5 tablespoons butter melted
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. In a food processor, or in a plastic bag with a rolling pin, finely crush graham crackers.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine graham cracker crumbs, butter, and sugar. Pour into a 9-inch pie plate, using the bottom of a measuring cup to press the crust evenly and firmly into the bottom and up the sides of the pie plate.
  3. Bake until golden brown and fragrant, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely, at least 1 hour.

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Learn how to make a Graham Cracker Crust from scratch! The homemade version is sweet, buttery, and miles ahead of anything you can buy at the store.

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