Mexican-Style Raisin Pie

Mexican-Style Raisin Pie

Servings: 6
Ingredients Preparation

1/4 cup [60 g] butter or margarine
1 cup [200 g] sugar
2 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups [375 mL] raisins [I plump them]
1/2 to 2/3 cup [125 to 160 mL] ground or finely chopped with a knife pecans
1/2 teaspoon [2.5 mL] vanilla
2 egg whites
1 [8-inch / 20-cm[ pie shell



Preheat oven to 300°F [150°C].
Cream together butter or margarine and sugar by hand, with a spoon.
Well mix in egg yolks.
Add raisins, ground or finely chopped pecans and vanilla; add to creamed mixture.
Beat egg whites until they form peaks; fold into creamed mixture.
Pour mixture into pie shell.
Bake into preheated oven for 45 minutes, testing after 35 minutes.
If oven is fast, pie should be nicely browned.