Old Fashioned Raisin Pie I Recipe

  • 2 cups raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
  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.