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Holiday Mincemeat Pie

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Ingredients
  Pastry 1 (For Double-Crust 9-Inch Pie)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light corn syrup 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggs 2 , beaten
  Crumbled condensed mincemeat 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat the oven by setting it at 350°.

MAKING
2) Take a rolling pin and roll out half of the pastry dough over a floured surface until it is 1/8 inch in thickness.
3) Fit it properly into a pie pan measuring 9 inches.
4) Take the remaining pastry dough and roll out again into 1/8 inch thickness before cutting it into strips of ¾ inch wide each.
5) Take a small saucepan and heat up a mixture of corn syrup, shortening, sugar and salt.
6) Remove from heat after bringing to a boil by stirring occasionally.
7) Add the warm syrup carefully little by little to a combination of the remaining ingredients.
8) Take a spoon and scoop the mixture into a pastry shell.
9) Take the dough strips and design it into a lattice on top of the filling.
10) Flute the edges together after sealing them properly.
11) Bake it for 40 minutes by placing it in the pre-heated oven or until the pastry turns golden brown in color.

SERVING
12) Cool and serve the pastry.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie, Mincemeat
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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