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Mincemeat Squares

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (20 Grams)
  Brown sugar 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Molasses 2 Tablespoon
  All-purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Hot water 65 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Chopped nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mincemeat 1⁄2 Pound (250 Grams)
For frosting
  Confectioners sugar 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Hot milk 85 Milliliter (1/3 Cup)
  Vanilla 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 400°F (200°C).

MAKING
2) Combine the butter, brown sugar, eggs, flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves and molasses.
3) Blend the mixture thoroughly adding water.
4) Now, add half the nuts, the raisins and mincemeat and blend it well
6) Spread the mixture on the bottom of a 9-inch x 14-inch (23-cm x 35-cm) buttered and floured pan.
7) Bake in a 400°F (200°C) oven for about 15 minutes.
8) Whilst baking, make the frosting by mixing all the ingredients together and beating it until smooth.
9) Remove the mincemeat mixture from the oven and cool slightly.
10) Spread on the frosting while it is still warm and sprinkle with the rest of the nuts.

SERVING
11) Cool and cut into squares for serving.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Dish: 
Mincemeat
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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