Old-Fashioned Raisin Pie

A country fair winning recipe from years ago.


  • 2 cups Sun-Maid Natural Raisins
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 double unbaked pie crust
  • Directions:

    COMBINE raisins and water and boil for 5 minutes.
    BLEND sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt.
    ADD to raisin liquid and cook, stirring until clear.
    REMOVE from heat.
    STIR in vinegar and butter/margarine. Cool slightly. Turn into pastry-lined pan.
    COVER with top pastry or lattice strips.
    BAKE at 425° F about 30 minutes or until crust is golden brown.

    Makes 1 pie (8 servings).