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Mock Mince Pie

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Ingredients
Crisco pastry - equivalent for 2-crust pie
Sugar - 1 1/3 cups
Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
Cinnamon - 1/2 teaspoon
Cloves - 1/4 teaspoon, ground
Ginger - 1/4 teaspoon
Apples - 1 1/2 cups, pared, minced
Dark raisins - 1 cup
Jellied cranberry sauce - 1/2 cup
Walnuts - 1/3 cup, chopped
Orange peel - 1 teaspoon, grated
Lemon peel - 1/2 teaspoon, grated
Lemon juice - 1/4 cup
Butter -1 tablespoon or margarine - 1 tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 400° Fahrenheit.
2. Line a 9 inch pie plate with pastry.
3. In a medium bowl, mix together sugar, salt, and spices.
4. Stir in apple, raisins, cranberry sauce, nuts, orange and lemon peel, and lemon juice.

MAKING
5. Into the prepared pie plate, pour filling and dot with butter.
6. Cover filling with top crust; seal and flute.
7. Using a knife, make several slits on top crust for steam to escape.
8. Bake in preheated oven for 30-35 minutes.

SERVING
9. Top Mock Mince Pie with shredded cheddar cheese, if desired.
10. Slice and serve warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Nut
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
10

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