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Old-Fashioned Raisin Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Old-Fashioned Raisin Pie, by , is from The Williams Family Cookbook 2011, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marcia Kruse
Added: Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 c. raisins
2 c. water
1/2 c brown sugar, packed
2 T. cornstarch
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1 T. lemon juice
1 T. butter or margarine

Enough pastry for a double crust pie.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine the raisins and the water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Let set for 10-15 minutes to cool slightly. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt in a bowl. Slowly add this mixture to the raisins and stir gently until mixed. Return this mixture to the stove and cook over medium heat until it is bubbly and has a clear consistency. Remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice and butter. Cook for 5-10 minutes.

Preheat oven to 400. Put the raisin pie mixture into the 10" piecrust then cover with top crust and seal. Trim and crimp edges. Dust with sugar and cut some vent slits into top crust. Bake for about 25 minutes or until crust is browned and filling is bubbly. Cool completely before slicing.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of dad's favorite pies. I always take one to the family reunion of Larry's mom (the Spivas) as this was one of his aunt Chloe's specialties.

 

 

 

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