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Pie - Raisin Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Winfrey Bates
Added: Saturday, September 8, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups raisins
1 cups water
Pinch of salt
1 stick butter
1 cup sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla

Pie Crust:
1 cups all-purpose flour
teaspoons salt
cup (8 tablespoons) shortening
4 - 5 tablespoons ice cold water
(Double for lattice top)

Directions:
Directions:
Boil raisins in salted water until tender. Add I stick butter to cooked raisins and mix with sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each one. Add vanilla. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Pour into unbaked pie crust with lattice top, optional, (or make 24 tassies). Bake at 400 for 30 minutes. Do not burn.

Pie Crust:
Mix flour and salt. Cut in shortening to pea-size. Add cold water, as needed. Mix dough and form a disc about 1 inch thick and place on plastic wrap in refrigerator for 30 minutes or more. Roll out on floured surface 1/8 inch thick. Transfer loosely to pie plate, crimp and trim.

 

 

 

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