Gilbert Smith <gsmith@SOCIAL.CHASS.NCSU.EDU>
Mock Apple Pie
From the Cook Book Celebrating the 100th Birthday of Anson and Jones
County, Texas, 1981 (compiled by the Anson Lioness Club).
(This recipe contributed by Mrs. Valree Rainwater... Really.)
Combine all ingredients except crackers in a saucepan. Boil for 1 minute.
Break saltine crackers in halves into boiling mixture, bring back to
rolling boil. Pour into unbaked pie shell and top with crust. Dot with
oleo and sugar, then bake at 375F until crust is done and nicely browned.
Tastes like fresh apple pie. Really.
- 1 1/2 cup water
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/2 stick oleo
- 1 3/4 tsp. cream of tartar
- *16 saltine crackers*****
Mock Pecan Pie
(This recipe contributed by Mrs. Jeannine Lee of Lubbock, TX)
Mix ingredients well; cook in unbaked pie crust at 375F until center is
set. Tastes just like pecan pie (really).
- 1 cup cooked *pinto beans*, pureed in blender or mashed well (Really).
- 1 cup light brown sugar
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1/3 cup margarine
- 4 eggs, well
- 2 tsp. vanilla
--ggs (who is *not* making this up)
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