Christmas Mincemeat

Use this for making English Mincemeat Pies.


  • 3 large red dessert apples, cored and chopped
  • 8 ounces raisins
  • 8 ounces currants
  • 8 ounces sultanas
  • 4 ounces fresh dates, stoned and chopped
  • 2 ounces blanched almonds, chopped
  • 1/4 pint brandy or sherry


  1. Mix apples, raisins, sultanas, currants and chop finely in a food processor. Pour into a large bowl.
  2. Liquidize dates, nuts and brandy or sherry. Mix into apple mixture.
  3. Pour into clean glass jars, cover, and leave for 3 weeks before using.
  4. To make mince pies, use your favorite pastry recipe.

Yield: 2 pounds

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