Total Time
3hrs 45mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 3 hrs

A coworker shared this recipe with me!! It is fabulous!! Right now my house is screaming HOLIDAYS from the wonderful aroma of it simmering on top of the stove!! I made just a couple of changes and substitutions. Thank you Bette!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix together all ingredients except butter in a deep heavy bottomed pot.
  2. Bring to a boil and immediately turn down heat so mixture will bubble gently.
  3. Cook uncoverered over med to low heat, stirring regularly to prevent sticking, for 3 hours or until mixture is thick and liquid is absorbed.
  4. Pot must be watched and heat lowered if it starts to splatter or if liquid evaporates to quickly.
  5. Taste and adjust according to your own tastes -- more brandy, vinegar or sugar.
  6. Simmer at least 3 hours.
  7. Once mincemeat is cooked down to desired thickness, mix in butter a little bit at a time until well combined.
  8. It will can, freeze or store in refrigerator (approx 30 days).
  9. Makes 3 quarts!