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Mock Apple Pie III

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"I remember my mother baking this when I was young. She kept my dad guessing for awhile on this one. A good stand-in for the real thing. May use lemon juice instead of cider vinegar."
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1 h 35 m servings 465
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie)


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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Arrange crackers in pastry-lined pie pan and set aside.
  3. In medium saucepan, combine water, sugar, and cream of tartar. Stir well and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vinegar.
  4. Cool sugar mixture, then pour over crackers. Dot crackers with butter and sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover with second pastry shell. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Cool and serve with ice cream or whipped cream if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 465 calories; 17.7 75.4 2.4 8 371 Full nutrition

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I remember seeing this recipe on the backs of Ritz Cracker boxes when I was a kid, the only difference being the use of lemon juice and zest instead of vinegar. I always wanted to try it, but ne...

This is so superb. I had this many years ago and did not believe it was not made with apples. For the longest time I looked for the recipe but could not find it. FINALLY I found it and made it...

Finally tried the recipe & nobody could believe it was crackers. It came out great. Will keep this recipe handy as it's simple to make & tastes just like apple without the fuss.