How to Make Sawdust Pie at Home

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Julbi Pandoh
Julbi is a Punjab native who enjoys nothing better than making something special from a bunch of ingredients for her husband and daughter. This is what she loves to do and no one can deny the fact how much a Punjabi loves food. And we can see that in Julbi’s enthusiasm for food.

Baking seems to be a part of every occasion. From birthday to Christmas, baking plays a vital role on every occasion. Even the kids enjoy it. The most baked recipe is of the cake. So let’s not do the cliché like cakes, cookies and bake something other than a cake for our happiness. The baking recipe I am going to share with you today is Sawdust Pie.

A Pie is a dish that can be made sweet and savoury. The most famous and widely eaten pie around the world is an Apple pie. Let’s come back to the recipe for today. Sawdust Pie is rich in taste and will please you to perfection.

Sawdust Pie got its name because of how all the ingredients look like sawdust when combined. If you never had this pie before, then it will indeed become a family favorite. So while you have your dinner, just put it in the oven to be prepared. Serve it warm and with whipped cream or any toppings of your choice like vanilla ice cream or chocolate syrup.

This recipe will replace your brownie with vanilla ice cream or the carrot cake you bake most often. So check out the recipe and out your mittens on.

Ingredients for Sawdust Pie

Ingredients Amount
Egg whites
White sugar1 ½ cups
Graham crackers1 ½ cups
Pecans1 ½ cups
Flaked coconut1 ½ cups
Pastry for 9 inch single crust pie1 recipe

You can see it involves very easily accessible ingredients that you can even fetch from your pantry. I can assure you that you will get the best results with such handy ingredients in very less time. So let’s see how much time it will take to prepare this pie.

How Much Time Will It Take?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
15 minutes35 minutes50 minutes

This pie will take less than an hour to be relished. So without any delay, let’s get going and follow the instructions.

Sawdust Pie Recipe

Sawdust Pie recipe
  1. Set the oven on preheat at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Take a small bowl and mix the egg whites with the sugar. Add graham cracker crumbs to this mixture with pecans and coconut. Mix them well until they blend well.
  3. Pour this mixture into an unbaked pie shell. Bake the pie in a preheated oven until it turns glossy. It will take 25-30 minutes. 
  4. Serve warm or cold.

Note– Do remember not to overbake the pie. Check the pie to be gooey in the center. You can serve it with whipped cream or bananas.

Grab your coffee and relish the pie. Another drink which will pair the best with the pie is hot chocolate. Don’t worry; I have a great recipe for hot chocolate that you can make instantly with the help of hot chocolate bombs.

Nutritional Breakdown of Sawdust Pie

Calories544
Protein8g
Carbohydrates70.1g
Fat27.7g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium300.2mg

How to Make Sawdust Pie at Home | Video

If you prefer step-by-step instructions of the recipe, watch the video I have added to make it easier to use.

Video by SouthernPlate

Can’t wait to begin with the recipe? Try it and share your reviews in the comment section. Just in case you have any queries related to the recipe, you can ask your questions in the comment section. If you liked this recipe, do share it with your family and friends. Bon Appetite!

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