Are you short on time and hungry for pie? This recipe for cherry pie features an easy to make graham cracker pie crust you can use in many other pies. Kids can help with this fun, easy to make, five step pie. This associated content article recipe for cherry pie also features an easy clean up as everything is made directly in the pie plate.
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie, 3 Ingredients, 5 Steps : Materials & Ingredients
For this recipe for cherry pie you’ll need :
1 oven safe pie plate
1 box of your choice of graham crackers, at least 4 cracker sheets (can be stale)
1 can of your choice of pie filling (and can opener if needed)
your choice of butter, margarine, or applesauce (optional)
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie Step 1 : Crush crackers for the graham cracker pie crust
Crush crackers for the graham cracker pie crust. Use enough to line your pie plate, about 4 graham cracker sheets. Crumble with hands and crush directly in the pie plate. Kids can help with this fun step. You can even use whole grain graham crackers to make a whole grain graham cracker pie crust.
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie Step 2 : Add butter or butter substitute like applesauce (optional)
Applesauce can be a great substitute for butter. Adding butter or applesauce can help crumbled crackers stick together to form the graham cracker pie crust but is optional. Add about 2 tablespoons or 1 heaping tablespoon to the crushed crackers and squish with hands to mix into crackers. You can use butter, butter with olive oil, margarine, or applesauce for your easy to make cherry pie. Spread crumbled crackers to line pie plate. This is a fun step for kids too.
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie Step 3 : Add Pie Filling
Pour your choice of pie filling into your homemade graham cracker crust. I used cherry pie filling for this recipe for cherry pie. You can also use this graham cracker pie crust for other pies like homemade pumpkin pie, blueberry pie, apple pie, blackberry pie, cream pies, and cheesecake.
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie Step 4 : Bake Pie
Bake your easy to make cherry pie with homemade graham cracker crust according to the pie filling’s instructions.
Easy as Pie Cherry Pie Step 5 : Enjoy Pie
Allow your homemade pie to cool in oven, remove, and enjoy your easy as pie cherry pie or other flavored pie. You can serve this easy to make cherry pie with a spoon. Refrigerate any leftovers.
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