Mincemeat (Fruit Only) Pie
Adapted from Joy of Cooking
4 -6 medium apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 ½ c. raisins
grated rind of one orange
juice of one orange – about ¼ c.
½ c. apple juice
Cook above mixture in a large saucepan until apples are very soft. Then mix in:
¾ c. sugar
½ t. (teaspoon) cinnamon
½ t. (teaspoon) cloves
After mincemeat is cooled may stir in 2 T. (tablespoons) bourbon or rum. (optional)
Place cooled mincemeat in a bottom pie shell.
Dot with 2 T. (tablespoons) butter.
Cover with top crust and cut slits.
Bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Serve with whipped cream.