Rachel Hunt’s Mock Apple Pie Recipe

This Mock Apple Pie Recipe looks and tastes like apple pie, but without the apples!


| May/June 2012



Mock Apple Pie

Is it a slice of apple pie or Mock Apple Pie?

Lori Dunn

Rachel Hunt, New Woodstock, New York, sends this Mock Apple Pie Recipe from the Ritz box.

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Rachel Hunt’s Mock Apple Pie Recipe

Pastry for two-crust 9-inch pie
36 Ritz Crackers, coarsely broken (about 1 3/4 cups crumbs)
2 cups water
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
Grated rind of 1 lemon
2 tablespoons margarine
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Heat oven to 425°F.

Roll out half of pastry and line 9-inch pie plate. Place crackers in prepared crust.

In saucepan, over high heat, bring water, sugar and cream of tartar to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Pour over crackers in pie plate. Sprinkle with lemon juice and rind; cool. Dot with margarine and sprinkle with cinnamon.





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