Mince pie twists recipe

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makes: 6
Skill: easy
Cost: cheap
Prep: 10 min
Cooking: 20 min
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  • Transform your mince pies into fun party food with these quick and easy twists. You need just two ingredients and 30 mins to whip these up – perfect if you’ve got some unexpected guests dropping round during the festive period!


    • 210g ready made shortcrust pastry
    • 125g ready made mincemeat


    • Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.

    • Roll out the pastry and cut 12 thick strips. Place a thin line of mincemeat down the centre of each strip. Fold the sides of the pastry over the mincemeat and pinch together at a few points down the join. Press the pieces of pastry firmly together to ensure they stick.

    • Take two strips and press the ends together and gently twist the strips together, pressing the top together when the ends meet.

    • Place on a baking tray lined with baking parcement and bake for 20 mins until golden brown.

    • Allow to cool and serve.

    Top tip for making Mince pie twists

    You can add dark chocolate shavings to the centre of the twists for a naughty finish

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