This old-fashioned pie will become a favorite.  Lots of plump, juicy raisins make this a tasty dessert served with ice cream.

3 cups raisins
1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup evaporated milk
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon Barcardi rum (Optional) (Can use more)
2 (9 inch) pie crusts                                                                                
Combine raisins and water and simmer on top of stove for 10 minutes over low heat.  In another pan mix sugar, flour, milk, butter, and salt.  Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thick.  Remove flour mixture and combine with raisins.  Stir in vanilla and rum.  Pour into pie shell. Cut the other pie shell in strips and make lattice design.  Crimp edges. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.  Enjoy!
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  1. does this need to be a deep dish pie crust or will a regular pie crust do? looks wonderful!

  2. Dorothy Tillis says:

    Thank you, thank you, thank you! I had just about given up hope of ever finding this recipe. My Mom used to make this for me, and I lost the recipe. I love your site, you always have the best recipes!

  3. My grandma used to make raisin pie all the time when I was a little girl. I remembered hers having a meringue topping instead of crust. Looked like more od a raisin custard.

  4. I just want this using Golden Raisins…. I alos added a tablespoono of brown suger to the flour mixture and subd Jack Daniels Honey Whiskey for the rum…. It looks and smells yummy… Waiting till dinner to try it! LOL

  5. I love raisin pie – my grandmother used to make it. Thanks for the happy memory … 🙂

  6. My mother use to make this and I have looked and looked for the recipe. She passed away from cancer before I ever got the recipe and it’s one of my favorites. So glad I found it on your site.

  7. Dorothie Harding says:

    Mother made this with a lemon sauce poured over it.

  8. Oh boy, I hope Katherine doesn’t see this. You know she loves raisins and I don’t. But that is one pretty pie.

  9. Raisin pie is my Mom’s absolute favourite! I’ve never had a recipe for it, only my Grandmother made it for my Mom. Would love love LOVE for you to share this at my party http://iamaddictedtorecipes.blogspot.ca/p/link-party.html

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