In this wonderful recipe, the classic and creamy chess pie is updated with raisins, walnuts and dried fruit. It 's the perfect pie to add to your Thanksgiving or Christmas repertoire.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup white sugar
- 3 eggs
- 1 cup raisins
- 1/2 cup dried mixed fruit
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
Cream butter or margarine and sugar together. Beat eggs into the creamed mixture, and blend until smooth. Add raisins, dried fruit, nuts, and vanilla to the mixture. Pour filling into pie shell.
Bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 40 minutes, or until golden brown.