- Place the ground pecans in a bowl, and stir in the oats, cornstarch, and cinnamon substitute, mixing well.
- Add the remaining crust ingredients, stirring until thoroughly mixed.
- Lightly coat the sides and the bottom of a 10-inch springform pan with a nonstick spray and carefully pat the crust mixture evenly over the bottom using lightly dampened fingers.
Yield: crust for one 10-inch springform pan [serves 10].
Store in a covered container.
*For Cinnamon substitute you can use any one of these:
A. 2 parts ground coriander, 1 part ground cardamom
B. 3 parts ground coriander, 2 parts ground anise seed
C. Equal parts: coriander, fennel seed, anise seed – ground together in a seed grinder or blender.