Total Time
40mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 35 mins

A close friend mentioned remembering this pie from his childhood. I foud the recipe on the back of a ritz cracker box and surprised him with it on his birthday. He was so happy

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. PREHEAT oven to 425°F Roll out half of the pastry and place in 9-inch pie plate. Place cracker crumbs in crust; set aside.
  2. MIX sugar and cream of tartar in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in 1-3/4 cups water until well blended. Bring to boil on high heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer 15 minutes. Add lemon peel and juice; cool. Pour syrup over cracker crumbs. Dot with butter; sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out remaining pastry; place over pie. Trim; seal and flute edges. Slit top crust to allow steam to escape.
  3. BAKE 30 to 35 minutes.