Christmas is coming – so I am reposting this clever little recipe from The Times! Will be making it again this year.
I had been looking for a novel Christmas recipe so a big thank you to my friend Cynthia for recommending this one, which is based on a recipe from The Times. Best of all the cookies are very easy to make so you end up with all the mince pie flavours (using orange zest and shop-bought mincemeat) with a fraction of the effort! That is my kind of recipe. A great one for making with kids too if you fancy it. Brilliant.
Apparently the cooked cookies and the dough both freeze well. Recipe makes between 20-30 cookies depending on size.
Mince pie cookies
250g unsalted butter, softened
1 egg yolk
Grated zest of a smallish orange
1 x 410g jar mincemeat
Heat oven to 180 degrees/gas mark 4. Line 2 or 3 baking trays with grease proof/baking paper (or use a non-stick tray). Lightly beat the butter…
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