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Mincemeat for Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dale McConnell

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lbs. ground beef
1 lbs ground pork
2 lbs. raisins
2 lbs. currants
2 lbs. sugar
1 lbs brown sugar
2 oranges, ground
2 lemons, ground
4 c. crushed pineapple
3 quarts of chopped apples
4 c. apple sauce
1 c. molasses
2 tsp. ground cloves
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Brown ground beef and pork in a skillet, stir until crumbly drain. Grind in food grinder. Cook raisins and currants in water covering ingredients in a large saucepan over low heat until soft, drain. Add ground meat sugar, brown sugar, ground oranges, lemons, pineapple, apples, molasses, applesauce and seasoning. Cook for 12 minutes. Ladle into hot sterilized jars. leaving inch head space. Seal with 2 piece lids. Process in boiling water bath for 10 minutes. The mixture can be frozen if desired.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Yields 8 quarts.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from Mrs Ringler whose husband was Pennsylvania State Grange Master in the early 1990's

 

 

 

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