Recipe by Ginny
"This is my grandmother's recipe we've had for generations, with some modifications since most of you won't have pans like my grandma's. If you like, substitute your favorite sweet shortbread pastry for the plain pastry crust."
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pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
This is a great recipe for the holidays.
I did make some changes though.
First, I used dark brown sugar. I then combined the butter and brown sugar, and used a pastry cutter and cut the butter into the sugar until well combined. It seems to do better this way then to melt the butter.
Next I separated the egg yokes and added the yokes to the mixture, but I beat the egg whites to a stiff peak, then added to mixture, and mixed very well.
Always be sure raisins have completely cooled.
NOTES: In this recipe, I used real butter, not marg. as you can actually see the difference in the finished desert if you use marg.
My grandma used to make these and I didn't have a recipe so I used yours. OMG my family loved them and they were delicious. Thank you it's a keeper
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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Serving Size: 1/18 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 18
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 195
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