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Mincemeat With Dried Fruit

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“Have no idea where the original of this recipe came from, but I've had it around for some 25 years & have tweaked it several times. This 'mincemeat' has NO meat or suet in it! Serving size is estimated at 1/3 cup, & this recipe makes enough mince for at least 3 deep dish 9" pies. Preparation time DOES NOT INCLUDE time needed for mincemeat to cool to room temperature. (See Apple Cider Syrup)”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
33
YIELD:
3-4 pies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large mixing bowl, combine both raisins, currants, peaches, apricots & dates. Set aside.
  2. In large nonreactive saucepan, combine cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice & ginger, then stir in corn syrup, rum, brown sugar, apple cider syrup & apple juice.
  3. Add butter & bring to boil over medium heat. Boil 3 minutes.
  4. Pour hot liquid over dried fruit & stir.
  5. Cool to room temperature.
  6. When COMPLETELY cooled, pour/spoon equal amounts into 3 clean quart glass jars, seal tightly & refrigerate up to 12 months.

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