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Grandma Pruit's Vinegar Pie

 Grandma Pruit's Vinegar Pie
This historic pie has been in our family for many generations and is always at all of the family get-togethers.—Suzette Pruit, Houston, Texas
8 ServingsPrep: 40 min. Bake: 1 hour


  • Dough for two-crust pie, unbaked
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 quart hot water
  • 2/3 cup white vinegar


  • Divide dough into two parts, roughly one-third and two-third
  • portions. Roll out smaller portion and cut in strips. Cover bottom
  • of a deep oven-proof casserole with half the strips; sprinkle with
  • half the sugar, flour and nutmeg. Dot with half the butter. Repeat
  • layers.
  • Roll out remaining crust; place over all, pressing against the sides
  • for the baking dish. Make a slit in top crust. Combine vinegar and
  • water in a pan; heat and pour slowly through slit in top crust. Bake
  • at 450° for 1 hour. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 545 calories, 25 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 316 mg sodium, 78 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.