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raisin pie (funeral pie)

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Lin Whitenight
Spring Hill, FL

My Mother-in-laws recipe, and my Father-in-laws favorite. Often called Funeral pie because it was served at alot of German family funerals. My Mom-in-law never measured when she made pies so I had to watch over her shoulder when she 'measured' and I came up with this. It is a winner!

(1 rating)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For raisin pie (funeral pie)

  • 1/2 box
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 tsp
  • 1
    unbaked pie shell
  • crisco
  • sugar (small amount)
  • flour

How To Make raisin pie (funeral pie)

  • 1
    Rinse raisins. Place in sauce pan and cover with 1/4" of water.
  • 2
    Add sugar. Bring to a boil.
  • 3
    Add cornstarch mixed with a small amount of cold water. Mix well. (this thickens the mixture)
  • 4
    Pour into the pie shell. Mix topping ingredients to make a crumb topping. Sprinkle on top of the pie. Bake at 375 for 30-45 minutes.

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