Old Fashioned Raisin Pie


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

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 2 cups raisins

  • 2 cups water

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 1 (14.1 ounce) package double-crust pie pastry, thawed


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Combine raisins and water in a small saucepan. Boil 5 minutes.

  3. Mix 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. Cool slightly.

  4. Turn filling into a pastry-lined pie dish. Cover with top crust. Seal edges and cut slits in the top crust.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

409 Calories
17g Fat
65g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 409
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 325mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 65g 23%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 35g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 320mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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