My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie
Family Tested & Approved
pastry for 9 inch two crust pie/top & bottom
2-teaspoons cream of tartar
2-tablespoons lemon juice
Preheat oven to 425 degrees
Roll out bottom Crust of pastry and fit into 9 inch pie plate.
Break up Ritz Crackers (coarsely) into pastry lined pie plate
Combine water,sugar,and cream of tartar in medium saucepan:bring to a boil and boil gently for 15 minutes,stirring constantly.
Add Lemon Juice and Lemon Rind.COOL.Then pour Syrup over crackers in pie plate,Dot generously with the Butter,and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
Cover with the top crust.Then trim and flute edges together.Cut slits in top to allow steam to escape.
Bake @ 425 degrees for 35 minutes,or until crust is crisp and golden.Serve warm by itself or with vanilla ice cream