No Bake Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Marcia McCance


You just never know what you are going to find when you go through someone else's recipe box. Stephanie found this one in Mom's drawer and I thought it sounded a little old fashioned, a little exotic, and a little wonderful, too.

Here it is!


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3/4 c
2 Tbsp
1/4 tsp
whole eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
dairy sour cream
1 c
raisins (light or dark)
lemon, juice and zest
1/3 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 to 1/2 tsp


3/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves

How to Make No Bake Raisin Sour Cream Pie


  • 1Blend together sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Combine with beaten eggs, sour cream, raisins, spice/s, grated rind and lemon juice,
  • 2Cook and stir over hot water in a double boiler until thick
  • 3Stir in the walnuts
  • 4Pour into baked pie crust. Here's a good recipe if you need one: Pie Crust (old recipe)
  • 5Sprinkle the top with additional grated rind if desired.
  • 6Chill for about 2 hours in refrigerator
  • 7OPTIONAL: Many people top their raisin pies with meringue -- Here is a good recipe if you need one: Chocolate Pie 1929
  • 8NOTE: If you plan on making meringue -- Use 3 eggs and put the yolks in the filling and the whites in the meringue.

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About No Bake Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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