My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie

My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie Recipe

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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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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

How to Make My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie


  • 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

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About My Grandmothers Mock Apple Pie

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

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