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Mock Apple Pie












Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free


1 each pie shell (9 inch)
9 inch
36 each crackers
2 cups water
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 each lemon
rind of
2 tablespoons margarine
½ teaspoon cinnamon
* 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: 2015-02-09



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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