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Grandma Butsonís Raisin Pie Recipe

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Wilma Stanton
Added: Thursday, July 2, 2009


1 baked pie shell
2 c. raisins
2 c. water
1/2 c. sugar
3 T flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp cloves
2 eggs, beaten
2 T butter
1 T grated lemon rind
3 T lemon juice
Chopped walnuts (optional)
Cool Whip

Cook together: raisins & 2 C water. Cook & boil for 10 minutes.
Blend together: 1/2 c. sugar, 3 T flour, 1/4 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp cloves
Mix into hot raisins. Bring rapidly to boiling, cook until thicken. Stir small amount into 2 beaten eggs, Immediately blend with remaining hot mixture in sauce pan. Cook & stir for 3 minutes over med. heat.
Remove from heat stir in 2 T butter, 1 T grated lemon rind, 3 T lemon juice.
Put in baked pie shell. Sprinkle walnuts around in circle (I usually omit this) I put cool whip in circle on cooled pie.




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