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Mincemeat Cookies I Recipe

Mincemeat Cookies I

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"Add more mincemeat or a pinch of other spices to change the flavor of these cookies."

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Original recipe makes 7 dozen Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. Cream shortening, sugar and eggs together, then beat in vanilla. Sift the flour, salt and baking soda together, and add to shortening mixture. Mix until well blended. Stir in the nuts and mincemeat and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls on the cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes until light brown.
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Jan 05, 2006

This was pretty similar to the mincemeat cookie recipe on my package of mincemeat. I omitted the walnuts and put in Rice Krispies instead, and subbed half the flour for whole wheat flour. The cookies came out with a delicious, strong spicy flavor. I frosted half of them and kept the others bare, and I think they were equally good.

Jan 07, 2010

Super-fast and easy, these were delicious. They took a little longer than the 8 to 10 minutes called for. I actually cooked them for about 13 minutes, I didn't add the nuts (my wife isn't partial to them), but that is the only change I made. Will definitely make these again.


8 Ratings

Nov 28, 2006

Excellent cookies! Couldn't stop eating them.

Aug 29, 2002

Really good cookies!!

Dec 22, 2010

If you eat these cookies just cooled from the oven they are marvelous. I am not able to devour a bach or half batch that quickly. These do not hold up well and do not freeze well. The taste of the freshly baked cookie is a surprise treat, but enjoy while you may!

Feb 28, 2011


Dec 25, 2013

These cookies surprised me. They were pretty good. A little sweet, but a nice flavor. I do not care for mincemeat pie and made a quick fruitcake recently with mincemeat pie filling and did not like it that way either. I wanted to use what was leftover of it. It appears, though, it works well in cookies. When mixed into the batter the apples and raisins separate and can actually be tasted individually, and the spice is really mild. They go great with the walnuts too. The base of this cookie reminds me somewhat of a chocolate chip cookie, so it pares well. Only change I made was using butter instead of shortening. I also made 1/2 recipe and with a cookie scoop, it yielded 42 cookies. I baked them on a parchment lined sheet and they took 12 minutes. Mine were a little flat after cooling so an extra minute may have been even better. ty

Apr 27, 2015

these are the best cookies ever I don't like mincemeat but I love these cookies


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  • Calories
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 0.4 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 56 mg
  • 2%

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

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