My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie Recipe

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My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie

Marilyn LaFontaine


My Grandmother always made these for us when she knew we were coming over,till this day I can't figure out how they taste like 'APPLE'.But I still love them...Miss you Grammy!!!!

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15 Min
35 Min


pastry for 9 inch two crust pie/top & bottom
36 ritz crackers
2-cups water
2-cups granulated sugar
2-teaspoons cream of tartar
2-tablespoons lemon juice
grated rind of 1 lemon
cinnamon,to taste


1Preheat oven to 425 degrees
2Roll out bottom Crust of pastry and fit into 9 inch pie plate.
3Break up Ritz Crackers (coarsely) into pastry lined pie plate
4Combine water,sugar,and cream of tartar in medium saucepan:bring to a boil and boil gently for 15 minutes,stirring constantly.
5Add Lemon Juice and Lemon Rind.COOL.Then pour Syrup over crackers in pie plate,Dot generously with the Butter,and sprinkle with the cinnamon.
6Cover with the top crust.Then trim and flute edges together.Cut slits in top to allow steam to escape.
7Bake @ 425 degrees for 35 minutes,or until crust is crisp and golden.Serve warm by itself or with vanilla ice cream

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #apple