Mock Apple Crisp (Ritz)

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Recipe by Shelley Lee

Need a quick dessert, like a yummy apple crisp, but no apples on hand? Made in the tradition of the Ritz Mock Apple Pie, you have everything in your pantry for this no-crust crisp. It's a brain twister - tastes like the real thing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 425 and butter a 2 quart casserole.
  2. For Filling: Combine water, white sugar, and cream of tartar in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
  3. Roughly break 30-40 Ritz crackers into buttered casserole, scatter evenly. Pour sugar mixture over crackers. Sprinkle with cinnamon and lemon juice.
  4. For Topping: Mix together 20 crushed Ritz crackers, brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over filling.
  5. Bake 10 minutes at 425. Reduce heat to 375 and continue to bake 15-20 minutes longer or until topping is golden brown and filling is no longer jiggly. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped topping.

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