Macadamia Nut Pie Crust Recipe

Looking for an easy Macadamia Nut Pie Crust recipe? Learn how to make Macadamia Nut Pie Crust using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kathyjordansaff

Makes 8 servings



Goes with Key Lime pie or any other, really.

Recipe Ingredients for Macadamia Nut Pie Crust

1 1/3 cups macadamia nuts
1 stick (1/2 cup) cold unsalted butter
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup sugar
2 large egg yolks
1 pinch of salt

Recipe Directions for Macadamia Nut Pie Crust

  1. Directions

  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a baking pan toast nuts in one layer in middle of oven until golden, about 10 minutes, and cool. Finely chop 2/3 cup nuts. Coarsely chop remaining 2/3 cup nuts and reserve. Cut butter into pieces.

  3. In a bowl with a pastry blender or in a food processor blend or pulse together finely chopped nuts, flour, sugar, and butter until mixture resembles coarse meal. Add yolks and blend dough until it begins to come together but is still crumbly. Press dough in bottom and up side of an 11-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Chill crust 30 minutes.

  4. Preheat oven to 375°F.

  5. Bake crust in middle of oven until golden, about 25 minutes, and transfer to a rack to cool completely.

  6. Serving size - 1 - 11" pie crust

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 70.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
385
Calories from Fat
267
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
29.7g
46%
Saturated Fat
8.9g
45%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
83mg
28%
Sodium
104mg
4%
Potassium
115mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
27.3g
9%
Dietary Fiber
2.5g
10%
Sugars
7.3g
Protein
4.9g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 3% Iron 11%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
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