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Mincemeat For Pies

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Ingredients
  Ground beef 7 Pound
  Apples 10 Pound, peeled, cored, ground
  Sugar 5 Pound
  Seedless raisins 2 Pound
  Cinnamon 3 Ounce (3 Heaping Tablespoon)
  Nutmeg 2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Apple cider 1 1⁄2 Quart
  Vinegar 14 Tablespoon
  Whiskey 2 Tablespoon
  Apricot brandy/Peach brandy 1⁄5 Quart
Directions

Brown the ground beef in a skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain.
Combine the ground beef, apples, sugar and raisins in a large kettle; mix well.
Stir in a mixture of the cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and salt.
Stir in the remaining ingredients.
Simmer, partially covered, for about 2 hours, stirring occasionally.
Divide among 8 containers or plastic bags.
Freeze until ready to use.
To bake a pie, fill a 9-inch double-layer pie crust with mincemeat and bake at 350 degrees for 45 to 55 minutes or until hot and browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Beef
Servings: 
8

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