Ginger Graham Cracker Crust

Vanilla Cheesecake With Ginger Graham Cracker Crust
James Baigrie
Add a little vanilla extract to the classic filling for a sweet twist.

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Serves 8
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

2
packages
honey graham crackers, to make about 2 1/4 cups of crumbs
5
tablespoons
sugar
2
tablespoons
ground ginger
10
tablespoons
unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. In a food processor fitted with a metal blade, grind the graham crackers to form fine crumbs. Add the sugar, ginger, and butter and pulse to combine.
  3. Press the mixture into a 9-inch springform pan, working the crumbs over the bottom and then up the sides.
  4. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool slightly before filling or according to your pie recipe directions.
     This recipe makes one 9-inch piecrust.
Frank Mentasana
October 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 55 %
  • Calcium 12 mg
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Cholesterol 38 mg
  • Fat 17 g
  • Fiber 1 g
  • Iron 1 mg
  • Protein 2 mg
  • Sat Fat 9 g
  • Sodium 161 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.