Mock Mincemeat Pie Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Mock Mincemeat Pie Recipe
  • READY IN 50 mins

Mock Mincemeat Pie

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"My mother made this pie at Thanksgiving, and it's a great variation on apples and raisins with a hint of orange and cinnamon and cloves. She called it 'mock' because there is no meat involved. The filling mixture will keep for several days. Before using the filling, it's optional to stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons of brandy."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    30 mins
  • READY IN

    50 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Stir the raisins, apples, orange zest, orange juice, and apple cider together in a pan. Simmer over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until apples are very soft, about 20 minutes. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon, cloves, and soda crackers until well blended. Refrigerate until ready to use, or pour apple mixture into the prepared pie crust. Top with the second crust. Pinch and crimp edges to seal the crusts. Pierce the top crust in several places with a fork.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake until top is golden brown, about 30 minutes more. Cool before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 27, 2007

This was amazing! My English husband said it was even better than his Mum's! I substituted lemon zest for the orange zest and added some walnuts for a bit more texture and 2 tablespoons of dark rum - I didn't have brandy. Kudos! It was D-lish!

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 03, 2011

This was just OK, IMO. It didn't quite have the taste I was after. I'll keep looking for a good mincemeat pie recipe.

 
Mar 04, 2009

I am surprised to see that so few people have reviewed or tried this recipe. I love mincemeat pie and this recipe is far superior to anything you could buy in a store or by using jarred mincemeat. I made exactly as written and it came out perfect. The smell of the apples and cinnamon and cloves cooking is out of this world. The orange juice and apple cider add a lot to the pie. Made it at Christmas and again in Feb. Wonderful recipe- 5 stars Peggy Ann

 
Nov 04, 2011

Truly an awesome pie.It is moist and the apples are in equal dominance with the raisens in flavor with a hint of orange and good old fashioned spices!!

 
Nov 23, 2008

Loved it! I did need to add a about 1/2 cup more apple cider during the stovetop time or it would've dried out. I didn't have any rum left it out completely. Cooked it as a two crust pie. I have one son who is a big mincemeat (minus the meat) pie fan and so I always make one for him at holiday gatherings. He inhaled it and took the rest home with him! Will definitely make again! Thanks!

 
Sep 11, 2009

I'd never had mincemeat before. Made it as directed, with apples we had just picked. Had a lot of liquid, so along with the saltines, I stirred in some cornstarch I had dissolved in OJ. That kept the cut pieces from being too runny when we served it at room temperature. I had made a lattice-top. The taste was not orangey as I thought it would be considering the juice and zest, and I even added a tbs of grand mariner to the stovetop mixture. The taste of cloves was a bit overpowering for me, but my husband really enjoyed it. Would make it again with less cloves, and maybe add nutmeg and vanilla.

 
Dec 21, 2009

I made this for my grandfather and HE loved it..Almost ate the entire thing himself!! I have never been a big fan on Mincemeat pie.. but this one is awesome. the only alteration i made was I put a 1/2 shot of rum in the mixture just to zig things up.. came out great!! will definately make this again..Thanks

 
Sep 30, 2011

This recipe is perfect as written -- an exact replica of the mincemeat pie my mom used to make. I didn't think anyone else in the family would like it, but it was the first pie to go at our last get-together. LOVE it!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 429 kcal
  • 21%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 73.4 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 15.2 g
  • 23%
  • Fiber
  • 4.2 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 248 mg
  • 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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