Atkins Cinnamon Pie Crust


2.5g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Style: American
Cook Time: Minutes
Phase: Phase 2

14.8g

Protein

13.6g

Fat

1.7g

Fiber

193

Calories

How are Net Carbs Calculated?

INGREDIENTS

  • 0.25 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sucralose Based Sweetener (Sugar Substitute)
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 0.5 cup Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 3.75 serving All Purpose Low-Carb Baking Mix
  • 2 tbsp Tap Water

DIRECTIONS

Use the Atkins recipe to make All Purpose Low-Carb Baking Mix.  You will need 1 1/4 cups to make one pie crust.
  1. Pulse the baking mix, salt, sugar substitute, and cinnamon in a food processor to incorporate; add butter and pulse until mixture resembles a coarse meal, about 30 seconds.  Pulse in water until dough just comes together, about 30 seconds (add up to 1 more tablespoon if necessary). 
  2. Transfer  dough  to a sheet of plastic wrap; form into a a disk about 6 inches in diameter. Wrap tightly in plastic; refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes. 
  3. Roll and bake as directed  in pie recipe.  Makes 1 pie crust.
Find this recipe and more in the New Atkins For a New You Cookbook!   http://atkinscookbook.com/

How to Calculate Net Carbs

In order to calculate Net Carbs of any whole food item, it's a simple calculation based on the Nutrition Facts panel:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber = (Equals) Net Carbs

For low carb products sweetened with sugar alcohols (ie: glycerin, maltitol, etc), refer to the Nutrition Facts panel of the product:

Total Carbohydrates - (Minus) Dietary Fiber - (Minus) Sugar alcohol = Net carbs

This reflects the fact that Dietary Fiber doesn't impact blood sugar levels. Sugar alcohols also have a negligible impact on blood sugar, they too are subtracted from total carbs to yield the Net Carb count.

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