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  • 1 pastry for a double-crust 9-inch pie
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 14 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 20 single-stack square saltine crackers
  • 18-14 cup butter
  • cinnamon sugar, for sprinkling


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Line the bottom of a 9 inch pie pan with pastry.
  • In a pot, boil water, sugar and cream of tartar, stirring until all sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the whole crackers (do not break up) and boily ONLY 1 minute.
  • Spoon the mixture gently into the pie shell, dot the top with butter and sprinkle cinnamon sugar to taste.
  • Cover the pie with the top crust and cut several vents.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 35 minutes.
  • Let the pie cool completely so that it becomes firm before cutting the first slice.