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Fruit Mince Pies

An oldie but definitely a goody.... ever so moreish Fruit Mince Pies!

Ingredients

  • 150g plain flour
  • 50g ground almonds
  • 25g grated Copha
  • 50g Nuttelex
  • Juice of 1/2 orange
  • 1 jar of fruit mince
  • Icing sugar
  • 1 circle shaped cookie cutter
  • 1 star shaped cookie cutter

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. In a bowl or food processor, knead the flour, Nuttelex and Copha. When the mix resembles breadcrumbs, mix in the almonds and orange juice and knead until smooth.
  3. Wrap pastry in plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes.
  4. Roll the pastry out, cut 12 circles and place in an oiled muffin tin. Roll out excess pastry, cut 12 stars. Chill for 20 minutes.
  5. Add fruit mince to each mould. Top either with pastry stars
  6. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until slightly brown.
  7. Sprinkle with icing sugar.
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