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Vegetarian Minced Neat Pie

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Somehow it just isn’t Thanksgiving without our Vegetarian Minced Neat Pie. Here’s Your Vegetarian Kitchen’s favorite mince pie recipe. Start with our traditional pie crust.

*Preheat oven to 350°


  • 4 Cups of washed, peeled, cored and minced Cortland or Macintosh
  • 1½ Cups Mixed Candied Fruit
  • ½ Cup Sultanas
  • ½ Cup Raisins
  • ½ Cup Currents
  • ½ Cup Candied Citron
  • ¼ Cup Candied Orange Peel
  • ¼ Cup Candied Lemon Peel
  • 1 Tbs. Lemon Zest
  • 1 Tbs. each freshly squeezed Lemon, Orange and Tangerine Juice
  • 1 Cup Organic Brown Sugar
  • 1½ Cups Maple Syrup
  • 1 Cup Apple Cider
  • ½ Cup Orange Muscat Vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. Arrowroot
  • ½ tsp Mace
  • ½ tsp Nutmeg
  • ½ tsp Allspice
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 Tbs. Brandy Extract
  • 2 Tbs. Sesame or Almond Oil

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Mix all ingredients well and pile into unbaked 11” pie shell. Bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Remove to a wire rack to cool.

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