Grandma's Raisin Pie - Mike and Barb Oliver


Add 2 cups raisins  

Add 2 cups water  

Cook over medium heat for five minutes   


Mix together:  

4 Tbsp brown sugar  

3 Tbsp sugar  

2 Tbsp flour  

1 Tsp cinnamon  

Add to the cooked raisins from above and stir until the syrup is clear.  


Let it cool slightly and then pour into a 9-inch pie shell.   

Dot with butter  

Top with lattice or full-crust  

Top again lightly with butter, cinnamon, and sugar.  



Mix together: 

½ cup oil (Canola or oil of your choice) 

¼ cup water  

2 cups flour  

Salt to taste  

Form 2 balls, one for the bottom crust and one for the top. Roll out on a floured board.  


Bake in the oven at 350-400 degrees for 30 minutes. 


For an alternative taste, Barbra Oliver mentioned she sometimes adds cooked raisins to a can of apple pie filling for what she calls French Apple Pie.