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Ritz Mock Apple Pie


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  • pastry for a two-crust 9-inch pie
  • 36 Ritz crackers, coarsely broken (about 1 3/4 cups crumbs)
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • grated rind of one lemon
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Servings 8


Step 1

Roll out half the pastry and line a 9-inch pie plate. Place crackers in prepared crust. In saucepan, over high heat, heat the water, sugar and cream of tartar to a boil and simmer for 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and rind; cool. Pour syrup over crackers. Dot with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon. Slit top crust to allow steam to escape. Bake at 425° for 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden. Cool completely.

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