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Ritz Cracker Mock Apple Pie Recipe

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Added: Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Ingredients:  
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pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie
36 Ritz Crackersİ, coarsely broken (about 1-3/4 cups crumbs)
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. cream of tartar
Grated peel of 1 lemon
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
2 Tbsp. butter or margarine

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 425°F. Roll out half of the pastry and place in 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in crust; set aside.
Mix sugar and cream of tartar in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in 1-3/4 cups water until well blended. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 minutes. Add lemon peel and juice; cool. Pour syrup over cracker crumbs. Dot with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out remaining pastry; place over pie. Trim; seal and flute edges. Slit top crust to allow steam to escape.
Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden. Cool completely.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The Ritz Crackerİ was distributed nationally in 1935, during the height of The Great Depression. At the time, Ritz crackers were an affordable luxury. A box reportedly sold for 19 cents. From the Kraft Foods.

 

 

 

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