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Mincemeat Cream Cheese Pastries

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“I've been making these delectable little morsels since Thanksgiving of 1976. If you like mincemeat, these are delicious. A little more time consuming than the traditional pie but well worth the effort!I like to use the condensed mincemeat in the box and add about 1-2 tablespoons of bourbon as part of the liquid- yum......Refrigeration time is not included in prep time.”
2 1/2 dozen

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. About 1 hour before baking, combine flour, cream cheese, and butter and mix well.
  2. Cover and chill at least 1 hour.
  3. Combine mincemeat and nuts and set aside.
  4. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  5. Divide dough in half, refrigerate one half.
  6. On well floured surface, thinly roll out dough into a large rectangle; cut into 3 inch squares.
  7. Place level teaspoons of filling in center of square and fold dough over filling, bringing ends together and forming a triangle.
  8. With a fork dipped in flour, press edges together and prick a few holes in the top.
  9. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle a little sugar on top.
  10. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  11. Repeat with remaining dough.
  12. Reroll trimmings for more pastries.
  13. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  14. Let cool on wire racks.

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