My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie
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- 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