Grandpa's Favorite Raisin Pie

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If you are looking for easy dessert pie recipes, this raisin pie filling recipe is an old fashioned staple. This recipe is for the filling and it one of Grandmother's best family recipes for a simple pie filling. For making pie crust, please find an Easy Pie Crust recipe with ingredients and instructions right here on Grandmother's Favorites blog site as well. Here is a great pie crust recipe. Raisin pie was a very popular pie with Grandpa and it was always what he requested on his birthday instead of cake. Grandmother certainly made this pie at least once a month and not only on Grandpa's birthday! With a raisin pie, it does not require having fresh fruit around for the filler. One could always have a bag of raisins in the pantry. As we all know, raisins are made from dried grapes. Did you know that they are a high-energy food supplement as well which makes them very popular in trail mixes. Raisins are linked with beneficial health properties. Raisins have fiber and aid in cleaning the digestive tract and they stimulate the burning of cholesterol. Raisins are also high in calories, so if you are watching your calorie intake you will want to limit the amount you eat. Raisins have long been a nice little finger size snack that moms give to their toddlers.

Thank you to Audrey for this old time favorite recipe for raisin pie. This raisin pie filling recipe comes from Nammy Audrey's kitchen. This is one of our printable dessert recipes and in Grandpa's mind was considered on of the best dessert recipes ever.

Tip: Pie fillings often leak out of the top of the crust and make a big mess in the bottom of your oven. To avoid any possible mess, just place a piece of aluminum foil on the lower rack to catch any drips.

Nutrition Facts for: Grandpa's Favorite Raisin Pie from Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Raisins, water, granulated sugar, all purpose flour, salt, pure vanilla extract, butter, lemon juice.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings of the Pie Filling Only. (Crust Nutritional Value Below) * Per Serving: Calories 193, Calories from Fat 67, Total Fat 7.5g 12%, Saturated Fat 1.4g 7%, Cholesterol 15mg 5%, Sodium 165mg 7%, Potassium 266mg 8%, Carbohydrates 28.3g 9%, Dietary Fiber 1.6g 6%, Sugars 9.1g, Protein 4.2g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 3%, Calcium 9%,Iron 8%

Nutrition Facts for: Easy Pie Crust from Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: All purpose flour, salt, butter, water.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings of the Pie Crust Only. * Per Serving: Calories 238, Calories from Fat 157, Total Fat 17.5g 27%, Saturated Fat 11.0g 55%, Cholesterol 46mg 15%, Sodium 340mg 14%, Potassium 30mg 1%, Carbohydrates 17.9g 6%, Dietary Fiber 0.6g 2%, Sugars 0.1g, Protein 2.6g, Vitamin A 11%, Vitamin C 0%, Calcium 1%, Iron 6%

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