Grandma’s Raisin Pie

  • Yield 6-8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 25 mins

Sweet and simple, easy to prepare pie. Equally delicious served warm or room temperature. Prepare or purchase 2-crust pie crust in advance


2 pie crusts
2 cups California Raisins
2 cups water, divided
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven to 425F.
  2. Place bottom crust in 8-inch pie pan.
  3. Boil raisins and 1 3/4 cups of water for 5 minutes.
  4. Mix brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt in a separate bowl until well combined.
  5. After raisins and water have boiled for 5 minutes, add sugar mixture and remaining 1/4 cup water. Stir and return to a boil. Remove from heat. Add butter and lemon juice. Stir until butter is melted.
  6. Pour into pie shell. Cover with top crust, pinching edges together to form rim. Cut slits in top crust. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture. Bake 25 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool before slicing.




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