Baked Graham Cracker Crust
|Graham crackers crumbs||16|
|Sugar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Use butter, margarine, or vegetable type)|
Crumb the graham crackers by rolling with a rolling pin.
Mix the crumbs, sugar, and shortening in a bowl.
Shortening may be butter, margarine, or vegetable type.
If vegetable shortening is used, add 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 2 teaspoons of water to the other ingredients.
Do not use salt and water with butter or margarine.
Lightly grease a 9-inch pie plate.
Press the mixture firmly against the sides and bottom of the plate in an even layer.
Bake in a hot oven (400Â° F ) for 10 minutes.
After the crust is cold, fill with any desired filling