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Best Nilla Wafer Crust - A Step by Step Tutorial

A step by step tutorial to your new favorite pie crust recipe! This is the BEST Nilla Wafer Pie Crust ever and so easy too!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 pie crust
Calories: 2399kcal
Author: Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 60 Nilla wafers
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter melted


  • Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray a pie plate with cooking spray and set aside.
  • Place Nilla wafers in a food processor and pulse until only crumbs remain. (You can also crush in a large ziploc bag)
  • Transfer crumbs to a medium size bowl and stir in sugar and melted butter.
  • Pres the crumbs firmly into the pie plate and up the sides.
  • Bake for 10 minutes or until edges are just starting to turn golden brown. Let cool completely on a wire rack before filling.


Calories: 2399kcal | Carbohydrates: 313g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 124g | Saturated Fat: 59g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 1988mg | Potassium: 302mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 164g | Vitamin A: 1891IU | Calcium: 18mg