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Grandma's Sour Cream Raisin Pie

Rated as 4.83 out of 5 Stars

"The aroma of this pie baking in my farm kitchen oven reminds me of my dear grandma who made this pretty pie for special occasions."
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Ingredients

40 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. In a small saucepan, place raisins and enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Turn off heat; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, cloves and cinnamon. Stir in sour cream. Beat in egg yolks. Add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until pudding comes to a boil and is very thick. Remove from the heat. Drain raisins, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Stir liquid into filling. Add raisins, and nuts if desired. Pour into pie shell. For meringue, in a small mixing bowl, beat egg whites with salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, about 1 tablespoon at a time; beat until stiff and glossy. Spread over pie, making sure meringue covers all of filling. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Serve warm or cold. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

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I made this one yesterday morning for an evening Thanksgiving gathering. It was easy to put together and made a beautiful pie! It held its shape when cut and tasted just like everyone thought it...

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I've never had sour cream raisin pie before, so I have no basis of comparison. I am therefore, giving it the benefit of doubt, with three stars instead of only two. The pie was very easy to ma...

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I made this one yesterday morning for an evening Thanksgiving gathering. It was easy to put together and made a beautiful pie! It held its shape when cut and tasted just like everyone thought it...

This pie turned out great. I don't really like cloves so I used nutmeg instead. Topped with whipped cream instead of merangue. Cooks fast. Perfect texture. My daughters boyfriend had two piece...

I made this for Christmas along with an apple and a pumpkin pie.. this one was gone long before either of the others. Everybody loved it..I used chopped pecans, so yummy. I did not make mine w...

Very good and easy. Did not add the nuts. Used both the cloves and a dash of nutmeg. A tip for an easy way to add some extra flavour, instead of boiling raisins in water, boil in orange juice...

I have used this recipe a few times now. The filling holds up in the fridge VERY well and tastes great.

This was my first time making a sour cream raisin pie. This recipe was easy to make and the flavor was simply yummy. Held it's shape well when refrigerated overnight. I can only rate the filli...

My husband absolutely loves this pie! His family has even requested it for Christmas this year!

I have had other raisin cream pies where the raisins are over cooked, but in this one the raisins were perfect! My mother-in-law made this recipe while visiting because she didn't have her old s...

I've never had sour cream raisin pie before, so I have no basis of comparison. I am therefore, giving it the benefit of doubt, with three stars instead of only two. The pie was very easy to ma...