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Appleless Apple Pie

Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars

"My mother always made this for my picky little brother. He wouldn't eat real fruit."
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50 m servings 333
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium saucepan, mix together sugar, cream of tartar, and water. Bring to a boil and boil for 1 minute. Drop in buttery round crackers, boil 2 minutes longer.
  3. Pour cracker mixture into pie shell. Sprinkle with cinnamon and dot with butter.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 333 calories; 12.9 53.6 2 8 222 Full nutrition

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Would have gave it 5 stars if it only had APPLES!

I made this for Thanksgiving last year. I followed the recipe but this was awful. Tasted like crackers boiled in sugar water. I was going to serve it to my guests, but let's just say it never ma...

Soooo easy to make! I Have made several of these "mock apple pies" for the last 3 Holiday get togethers- have yet to hear a complaint except who got the last piece.

Many (!) years ago I found a recipe very similar to this on the Ritz Cracker Box - Mock Apple Pie. Made it quite often, so I'll give this recipe a try.