Sunday, June 28, 2009

Low Fat Cinnamon Graham Cracker Pie Crust (with yogurt, no butter)


Gearing up for an awesome pie post! Started with an easy, pretty much fat free, graham cracker pie crust. The best part is there is no butter included - the crust is assembled with non-fat plain yogurt - worked great!

Adapted from this recipe.

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs (I used reduced fat cinnamon graham crackers for a little added sweetness)
  • 2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 Tbsp. plain nonfat yogurt
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
Directions:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Between two sheets of wax paper, place a few full graham crackers and crush with a rolling pin until sufficiently crumbled. Continue until you get about 1.5 cups' worth (about 8 full graham cracker sheets)
  3. Once the graham crackers are crushed, put them in a medium sized mixing bowl and stir in the cocoa powder, yogurt and sugar until sufficiently mixed into a ball.
  4. Coat a 9 inch pie plate with cooking spray and evenly spread the graham cracker mixture on the bottom and sides of the pan. I used waxed paper to help.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 5 min.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool before adding desired pie fillings.
Nutritional Information:

At 8 servings per pie:
  • 66 calories
  • .8 grams of fat
  • .7 grams of fiber
About 1 WW point

At 16 servings per pie:
  • 33 calories
  • .4 grams of fat
  • .3 grams of fiber
About .5 WW points Print this post

1 comment:

  1. What a great healthy recipe for a pie crust!!

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