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Old Fashioned Raisin Pie I Recipe

Old Fashioned Raisin Pie I

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"This recipe was given to me 41 years ago by my husband's grandmother."

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Original recipe makes 1 -9 inch pie Change Servings


  1. Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan. Boil 5 minutes. Blend brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt together; add to hot raisins. Cook and stir until syrup is clear. Remove from heat, and stir in vinegar and butter or margarine. Cool slightly.
  2. Turn filling into a pastry lined pan. Cover with top crust. Seal edges, and cut slits in the top crust.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 29, 2007

OH YEAH!!! My family absolutely love this pie. The only thing I will do differently the next time I make it is double the filling recipe to better fill my deep dish pie pans. Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe!!!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 26, 2007

This wasn't what I expected. If you really, really like raisins, then you would probably rate this 5 stars.

Jun 08, 2006

Good as is, but adding finely grated lemon zest and lemon juice (instead of vinegar) makes for more depth of flavor. Once I did this, my mother-in-law (whose family was Pennsylvania Dutch) thought the taste was "just right."

Feb 24, 2007

This is a wonderful pie! My dad has been requesting a raisin pie for weeks. My mother (now deceased) used to make Dad raisin pies, but I never got her recipe, and I have not been able to find the one she used. I printed this receipe off and made it without making any changes. It was delicious! My dad loved it and said it was the best raisin pie he has ever had, and he has had many raisin pies over the years! I think this had to be my mom's recipe. It is very easy to make, and it tastes great! Thank you so much for sharing your recipe!

Jan 30, 2008

This pie was exceptional. I did use lemon juice in place of the vinegar and doubled the filling. There would definitely not been enough filling had you followed the recipe. I used a 9 inch pie pan. Will definitely make again.

Jun 14, 2005

I made this for my husband's birthday, because he loves raisin pie, and he really loves this one! I made a few changes---I substituted 1/4 cup of spiced rum for an equal amount of the water, I used lemon juice in place of the vinegar, and I used a mix of golden raisins with regular raisins, because I have found golden raisins to plump more and be sweeter/tastier. Love this pie!

May 19, 2003

I made this pie as a special favor for a friend of mine (even though I'd never heard of such a thing)and he said this was the best raisin pie he'd ever eaten. I have a feeling I will get additional requests for it in the future. My only comment is that I would make 1 1/2 to 2 times the filling because I like my fruit pies to be HIGH. I also like to brush the crust with milk and sprinkle with granulated sugar before I bake it. This makes for a very pretty presentation and a tastier "bone".

Dec 17, 2003

This is EXCELLENT raisin pie. I used frozen pie crust and it turned out great. For anyone who has never tried raisin pie, try this one. It is YUMMY!


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  • Calories
  • 409 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 64.6 g
  • 21%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 16.5 g
  • 25%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 325 mg
  • 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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