Thursday, April 2, 2009

My Mock Apple Pie!

All most forgot to post my April Fools Pie! I took a picture and need to post it.
This one turned out very nice.
I also blogged last year about this pie with the recipe. So I'll copy and paste it here. LOL! This has been our family tradition!

April Fools Mock Apple Pie

The classic pie, featuring Ritz crackers baked in a golden crust, is perfect for the holidays. Prep: 45 mins - Cook: 30 mins - Cool: 3 hrsPastry for two-crust 9-inch pie 36 RITZ Crackers, coarsely broken (about 1 3/4 cups crumbs)1 3/4 cups water 2 cups sugar 2 teaspoons cream of tartar 2 tablespoons lemon juice Grated peel of one lemon 2 tablespoons margarine or butter 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1. Roll out half the pastry and line a 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in prepared crust; set aside. 2. Heat water, sugar and cream of tartar to a boil in saucepan over high heat; simmer for 15 minutes. Add lemon juice and peel; cool. 3. Pour syrup over cracker crumbs. Dot with margarine or butter; sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out remaining pastry; place over pie. Trim, seal and flute edges. Slit top crust to allow steam to escape. 4. Bake at 425 F for 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden. Cool completely.


Shanae said...

Just out of curiousity, what does this taste like? LOL It sure looks yummy!

Homemade by Lisa said...

It tastes like apple pie. Most people don't ask until I tell them there are no apples in it. I've been asked if applesauce is in it?
No Apples of any form. Too good though.