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Graham Cracker CrustLight Crumb Crusts

Prepared by: Susan Mills-Gray,
Nutrition Specialist,

University of Missouri Extension

December 1, 2013

 

Graham Cracker Crust

Yield: 8 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cups reduced fat graham cracker crumbs (about 20 squares)
  • 3 tablespoons artificial sweetener of choice
  • 3 tablespoons light margarine, melted

  • 1 egg white

 

Preparation

  • In a food processor, combine cracker crumbs, sweetener and margarine; pulse until blended.

  • Add egg white; pulse until moistened.
  • Press mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan. Bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Cool completely before filling.
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Nutrition information per serving (1/8 slice)

Calories: 130
Total Fat: 3g
Sodium: 122mg
Total Carbohydrate: 9g
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Protein: 2g

 



Chocolate Brownie Crust
Chocolate Wafer Crust

Yield: 8 servings

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cups reduced fat chocolate wafer crumbs (about 40 wafers)
  • 2 tablespoons artificial sweetener of choice
  • 2 tablespoons light margarine, melted

  • 1 egg white

 

Preparation

  • In a food processor, combine cracker crumbs, sweetener and margarine; pulse until blended. 

  • Add egg white; pulse until moistened. 
  • Press mixture onto the bottom and sides of a 9 inch pie pan. 
  • Bake at 375 for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool completely before filling.

 

Nutrition information per serving
(1/8 slice)

Calories: 115
Total Fat: 4g
Sodium: 102mg
Total Carbohydrate: 11g
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Protein: 1g

 

(Source:  Taste of Home’s Light & Tasty magazine)

 

 

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