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This recipe for SUN-MAID RAISIN PIE, by , is from The Sefcik Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Viola Sefcik Jost
Added: Thursday, May 12, 2011


2 cups Sun-Maid Seedless Raisins
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2 cups water
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup brown sugar (packed)
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 tablespoon butter
Pastry for double 9" pie.

Boil raisins in 1 3/4 cups water 5 minutes. Combine brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt; moisten with remaining 1/4 cup cold water, and add to raisins, stirring until mixture boils. Remove from fire and add butter and vinegar. Pour into pastry-lined pie pan; cover top with pastry. Bake 25 minutes in a hot oven (375 degrees F.).

Personal Notes:
Mom had this recipe in her little medal recipe box since we were knee high to a grasshopper.




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