Mock Apple Pie

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Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free
Metric measurements


1each pie shell (9 inch) 9 inch
36each crackers ritz*
2cups water
2cups sugarVideo
2teaspoons cream of tartar
2tablespoons lemon juice
1each lemon rind of
2tablespoons margarine
½teaspoon cinnamonVideo ground
* not incl. in nutrient facts


Bread the crackers until you have about 1 ¾ cup crumbs. 2¼ cup Ritz Bits may be substituted.

Line a 9 inch pie plate with your favorite double crust pie pastry recipe.

Place cracker crumbs in the prepared crust.

In saucepan, over high heat, heat water, sugar and cream of tartar to a boil; simmer for 15 minutes.

Add lemon juice and the grated rind of the lemon; cool.

Pour syrup over cracker crumbs.

Dot with margarine; sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out remaining pastry; place over pie.

Trim, seal and flute edges. Slit top of crust to allow steam to escape.

Bake at 425℉ (220℃) for 30 to 35 minutes or until crust is crisp and golden.

Serve warm. *If using Ritz Bits, let pie cool completely before serving.

First published: last updated: 2015-01-27


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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 277g (9.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 60524% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 25%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 285mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 39g 39%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 15%
Calcium 2% Iron 5%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

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