Cranberry Mincemeat Tarts

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

These tarts are nowhere on Zaar.The recipe came from a baking for entertainment leaflet. I think they would be nice at Christmas. I made the tarts but next time I am going to make into a pie. These also freeze beautifully. If you have the orange liqueur please use it.

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  • 2 cups mincemeat (jar or canned)
  • 1 cup whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 1 medium orange
  • 14 cup orange liqueur (Cointreau is good) or 14 cup orange juice
  • 24 prepared tart shells, store bought is fine,thawed


  1. In saucepan, combine mincemeat and cranberry sauce, stir constantly till almost boiling on medium heat.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Grate orange peel and chop orange segments.
  4. Add orange peel, (I only used the zest and took the peel off the orange) chopped orange and liqueur.
  5. Spoon into tart shell and place on baking sheet.
  6. Bake in preheated 400*F oven for about 20 minutes or until pastry is golden.