Mock apple pie
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Mock apple pie
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Last updated 6/12/2012 12:43:13 AM. Recipe ID 2308. Report a problem with this recipe.
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      Title: Mock apple pie
 Categories: Pies
      Yield: 6 Servings
 
      1 ea PIE PASTERY
     36 ea RITZ CRACKERS
      2 c  WATER
      1 c  SUGAR
      1 c  BROWN SUGAR
      2 ts CREAM OF TARTAT
      2 tb LEMON JUICE
      1 ea LEMON RIND, GRATED
      2 tb BUTTER OR MARGARINE
      1 ds CINNAMON TO TASTE
 
  NOTE: PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUS FAKE, THIS APPLE PIE CONTAINS NO
  APPLES. MADE FAMOUS BY THE RITZ CRACKER MANUFACTURER DURING WORLD WAR
  II WHEN APPLES WERE HARD TO FIND, THIS PIE USES CANDIED CRACKER
  CRUMBS AND LEMON JUICE AND CINNAMON TO FAKE THE TASTE OF MOM'S REAL
  THING. PREHEAT OVEN TO 425 DEG F. ROLL OUT PASTRY AND FIT TO PAN.
  BREAK CRACKERS COARSELY INTO THE PASTRY LINED PAN. COMBINE WATER,
  SUGARS AND CREAM OF TARTAR IN A SAUCEPAN. BOIL GENTLY FOR FIFTEEN
  MINUTES. ADD LEMON JUICE AND RIND AND LET COOL. POUR MIXTURE OVER THE
  CRACKER CRUMBS. DOT WITH BUTTER AND SRINKLE WITH CINNAMON. ROLL OUT
  THE REMAINING PASTRY. COVER THE CRACKERS. TRIM AND FLUTE THE PASTRY
  EDGES. CUT SLITS IN THE TOP CRUST TO LET STEAM ESCAPE. PLACE IN OVEN
  AND BAKE FOR 30 TO 35 MINUTES OR UNTIL CRISP AND GOLDEN. SERVE WARM
  OR AT ROOM TEMPERATURE.
 




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Recipe ID 2308 (Apr 03, 2005)

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