Bakery Graham Cracker Pie Recipe -

Bakery Graham Cracker Pie

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"My grandmother would always make this for me for my birthday and if I was lucky on Easter. Once she finally gave me the recipe I could make it for myself anytime I wanted."

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Original recipe makes 1 9-inch pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    1 hr 40 mins


  1. Preheat an oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Mix graham cracker crumbs, 2 tablespoons of white sugar, and melted butter together in a bowl. Reserve a couple tablespoons of the cracker mixture to use as garnish. Press the remaining cracker mixture into a 9-inch pie plate to form a crust.
  3. Place 1/2 cup of sugar, cornstarch, and salt in the top of a double boiler over just-barely simmering water. Slowly stir in the scalded milk, stirring until mixture thickens. Slowly whisk 1/3 of the milk mixture into the beaten egg yolks, then pour the egg mixture back into the double boiler. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly so as not to scramble the eggs. Remove from heat, and cool slightly, then stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, until butter is melted. Pour the egg mixture into the prepared pie shell. Set aside.
  4. Beat egg whites until foamy in a large glass or metal mixing bowl. Gradually add 1/4 cup of sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Lift your beater or whisk straight up: the egg whites should form a sharp peak that holds its shape. Spread the meringue over the pie.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the meringue is lightly browned, about 10 minutes. Cool, and sprinkle with the reserved graham cracker mixture before serving.
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Nov 22, 2010

The filling was good. However, it's not the pie my grandma made. We keep trying different recipes but still haven't found the one. We definitely did not care for this crust.


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  • Calories
  • 279 kcal
  • 14%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.7 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol
  • 120 mg
  • 40%
  • Fat
  • 9.6 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 0.5 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Sodium
  • 286 mg
  • 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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