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Raisin Pecan Pie

I remember my Grandmother Voltie and Great-Aunt Ophelia making this southern-style pie for Thanksgiving. It was always one of the many cakes and pies lined up for dessert. —Angie Price, Bradford, Tennessee
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 35 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 3 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim crust to 1/2 in. beyond rim of plate; flute edge. Refrigerate 30 minutes. Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Pour boiling water over raisins in a small bowl; let stand 5 minutes. Drain. In a large bowl, beat eggs, sugar, melted butter, vinegar, vanilla and spices until blended. Stir in pecans and drained raisins. Pour into crust.
  • Bake on a lower oven rack until filling is set, 35-40 minutes. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers.
Pastry for single-crust pie (9 inches): Combine 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt; cut in 1/2 cup cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3-5 Tbsp. ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 524 calories, 30g fat (16g saturated fat), 130mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 61g carbohydrate (44g sugars, 2g fiber), 6g protein.

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