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RITZ Mock Apple Pie
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RITZ Mock Apple Pie

1 Hour 40 Minutes
35 Min Prep
1 Hr 40 Min Cook
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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10 servings
Original recipe yields 10 servings
2 cups sugar
2 tsp. cream of tartar
1-3/4 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
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
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Let's Make It
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.
Kitchen Tips
Size Wise
Enjoy this mock apple pie treat but be mindful of the serving size.
Chocolate-Walnut Mock Apple Pie
Prepare as directed, sprinkling 1/2 cup each chopped PLANTERS Walnuts and BAKERS Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chunks over cracker crumbs before covering with sugar syrup.
Foil Tip Pie
Cover edge of pie crust with strip of foil for the last 15 min. of the baking time to prevent it from browning too much.
Substitute
Prepare using pastry for 2-crust 9-inch pie. Divide pastry in half; continue as directed.
Nutrition
Calories
420
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g
23%
Saturated Fat 5g
25%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
2%
Sodium 430mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates 64g
23%
Dietary Fibers 0g
Sugars 40g
80%
Protein 3g
6%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
2%
Iron
8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
Makes 10 servings.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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