Watermelon Pie

  • 2 cups watermelon rind, peeled and cubed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 Tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/6 tsp salt
  • Pie pastry for 2 crust 9 inch pie

Place watermelon rind in small saucepan. Add water to cover. Bring to boil. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes. Remove from heat: drain.

Preheat oven to 350°. Combine watermelon rind with sugar, raisins, pecans, vinegar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt. Stir to combine. Set aside.

Fit one pie crust into a 9 inch pie plate. Pour watermelon rind mixture into the pie crust. Top with remaining pie crust. Bake 45 – 50 minutes or until golden.

Cool on a wire rack.

Serves 8.


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