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No Meat Mincemeat Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marcy Heil

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 pounds apples, cored, peeled, and chopped
4 pounds pears, cored, peeled, and chopped
2 pounds raisins
2 c brown sugar
2 c light molasses or sorghum
Juice and grated rind of 2 oranges
Juice and grated rind of 2 lemons
4 t cinnamon
1 t nutmeg
1 t allspice
1 t ginger
2 t cloves

Directions:
Directions:
Combine in a large saucepan and stir frequently for an hour. Prepare 8 pint jars and lids according to manufacturer's instructions. Carefully fill each jar, leaving inch space. Shake to to remove air bubbles. Wipe jar rims clean. Place lids on and screw down evenly and firmly. Process in a boiling water bath for 25 minutes. Cool and store. For each pie, empty 2 pints mincemeat into a 9 inch unbaked pie shell. Top with another 9 inch crust. Bake at 425 for about 35 minutes until crust is lightly browned and filling is bubbly.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dad always liked mincemeat, so I found this recipe. When he became a diabetic, I used artificial brown sugar sweetener. It wasn't as good, but dad could less guiltfully eat it.

 

 

 

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