Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Total:
35 min
Active:
10 min
Yield:
1 (9 to 10-inch) pie or cheesecake crust
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 ounces (approximately 1 1/4 cups) roasted macadamia nuts, ground
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

In a medium mixing bowl, combine the nuts, panko, sugar, flour, and salt. Add the melted butter and stir to combine.

Press the mixture into the bottom of a 9 or 10-inch cake, pie, or springform pan as a crust for a cheesecake or cream pie. Bake according to instructions for cheesecake or pie. If baking for a precooked pie filling, preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place on the center rack of the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

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