Easy Sour Cream Raisin Pie Recipe

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For my family, this pie is as essential for Thanksgiving dinner as turkey, dressing and mashed potatoes! I've been told this recipe's been in the family since the 1860's.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 50 min. + cooling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • Pastry for double-crust pie (9 inches)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup raisins

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 447 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. Line a 9-in. pie plate with bottom pastry; trim even with edge of plate. In a small bowl, beat eggs on medium speed for 1 minute. Add the sour cream, sugar, vinegar, cinnamon, cloves and salt and mix well. Stir in raisins. Pour into pastry shell.
  2. Roll out remaining pastry to fit top of pie. Place over filling; trim, seal and flute edges. Cut slits in pastry.
  3. Cover edges loosely with foil. Bake at 400° for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350° and remove foil. Bake 40-45 minutes longer or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Sour Cream Raisin Pie in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2003, p136

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 447 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 83 mg cholesterol, 270 mg sodium, 61 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Dec. 30, 2013

This was my first sour cream pie. Turned out excellent. Next time I may skip the top layer crust and sub a brown sugar crumble. The pie provided a nice base layer for vanilla ice cream. All agreed it was a nice alternative to traditional pie and whip cream is a MUST!!!

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Reviewed Jul. 19, 2011

Awesome recipe! Turned out perfect! This pie would be perfect for any Thanksgiving or Christmas gathering...very spicy and full of Fall flavor!!

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