Traditional Mincemeat Pie

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Total Time
1hr 30mins
30 mins
1 hr

This recipe calls for meat, as all mincemeat did beginning in the 12th century. It is not as sweet as modern mincemeat. This recipe makes 1 pie and does not include the "curing" time for the mincemeat.

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  1. Mix ingredients well.
  2. Transfer to a 1-quart jar. Cover and refrigerate for at least two days and preferably for two weeks.
  3. Make dough, prepare pie crust, and add filling.
  4. Heat oven to 350 degrees. Bake until golden, about 1 hour.