Osgood Pie with Cocoa

  • Yield 6 to 8 servings

The raisins, coconut, and pecans give this pie a lot of flavor and texture.


1/4 pound margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs, separated
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup raisins
1/2 teaspoon allspice
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons cocoa
1 teaspoon vinegar
9-inch unbaked pie shell


  1. Cream margarine, sugar and beaten egg yolks.  Add pecans, raisins, spices, cocoa and vinegar.  Mix well, then stir in stiffly beaten egg whites.  Pour into 9-inch unbaked pie shell.  Bake at 375F for 10 minutes, reduce heat to 325F and bake for 30 minutes.  Freezes well.

Recipe reprinted with permission from the Junior League of Tyler’s Cooking Through Rose-Colored Glasses (The Junior League of Tyler, Tx., 1975). 



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