Old Fashioned Mince Pie Recipe

Step 1

Bring first group of ingredients in kettle to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently until apples are soft, about 20 minutes. Stir in spices and nuts and cook 5 minutes more. Keep in a covered jar in refrigerator until ready to use. Makes 1 quart.

TO MAKE PIE: Line a 9" pie plate with the bottom crust, fill with mince mixture, top with crust, seal edges by crimping together, slash top in 6 places. Brush a little soy milk onto the crust. Bake at 375F about 1 hour until nicely browned. If pie begins to brown too soon, lay a piece of foil lightly over the top.

Things You'll Need

-------PLACE IN LARGE KETTLE------------
  • 1c TVP granules
  • 1c Hot water
  • 4c Tart apples, peeled & diced
  • 1c Raisins *>OR
  • 1/2c Apple cider
  • 1/2c Brown sugar (reduce if need)
  • 1 Orange,grated rind & juice
  • 1 Lemon,grated rind and juice
--------------STIR IN-------------------
  • 1ts Cinnamon
  • 1ts Nutmeg
  • 1ts Mace
  • 1/2ts Allspice
  • 1/2c Chopped walnuts (optional)
-------------HAVE READY-----------------
  • 1 Double crust for 9" pie

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