Mock Apple Pie Recipe

  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 30 buttery round crackers
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
  • 1 cup crushed buttery round crackers
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a saucepan over medium high heat, combine the water, sugar and cream of tartar; bring to boil.
  3. Drop in whole crackers and boil for 5 minutes. Pour mixture into pie shell; sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon juice.
  4. Mix together the crushed crackers, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter; sprinkle over pie filling.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes and reduce heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and continue to bake for 15 to 20 minutes longer. Serve warm.