I remember seeing this recipe on the backs of Ritz Cracker boxes when I was a kid, the only difference being the use of lemon juice and zest instead of vinegar. I always wanted to try it, but never got around to it. Well, I'm 52 now, and finally made it for the first time this weekend. And you know what? I actually liked it! I did make a change, but took that into consideration when rating it. Thirty-six crackers just didn't seem like enough in the premade deepdish piecrust I used, so I added a third more, a total of forty-eight crackers. This resulted in a pretty firm pie, reminiscent of a chess pie, and I realized that thirty-six crackers would have been just the right amount for a juicy pie, so the 5-star rating is for the original recipe. But, my son said he liked it the way I made it, and that I should make it again just the same way, so it also gets five stars for being versatile enough to handle the changes. And the flavor is apple-y enough to make you do a double take. I'd make this again, even if my son didn't insist on it!
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I remember seeing this recipe on the backs of Ritz Cracker boxes when I was a kid, the only...