RITZ Mock Apple Pie

No time to peel apples? Fake it like a pro with this surprising combo of Ritz Crackers, lemon and cinnamon. Truly as easy as pie.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min

Servings:

0

Ingredient list

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1¾ cups water
  • Zest and 2 Tbsp. juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 pkg. (14.1 oz.) ready-to-use refrigerated pie crust (2 crusts)
  • 36 RITZ Crackers, coarsely broken (about 1-3/4 cups)
  • 2 Tbsp. butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
  • ½ tsp. ground cinnamon

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Recipe Tips

1

Mix sugar and cream of tartar in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in water. Bring to boil on high heat; simmer on low heat 5 min. or until mixture is reduced to 1-1/2 cups. Stir in zest and juice; cool 30 min.

2

Heat oven to 425°F. Roll out 1 crust on lightly floured surface to 11-inch circle; place in 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in crust. Pour sugar syrup over crumbs; top with butter and cinnamon.

3

Roll out remaining crust to 10-inch circle; place over pie. Seal and flute edge. Cut several slits in top crust to permit steam to escape.

4

Bake 30 to 35 min. or until golden brown. Cool.

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