Mincemeat Prize Cookies2006-09-18
- Course: Desserts
- Yield : 24
- Servings : 24
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 10m
- Ready In : 25m
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Mincemeat is one of those foods that you either love or hate. The biggest question has always been, exactly what is mincemeat? Mincemeat is defined as a mixture of finely chopped apples, raisins, spices, meat, and rum or brandy, used especially as a pie filling. Sounds like I might just love it.
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 eggs
- 3 cups flour, unsifted
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 (9 oz) package None Such Condensed Mincemeat, crumbled
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large mixer bowl, beat shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well.
Stir together dry ingredients and gradually add to the shortening mixture. Mix well.
Stir in the mincemeat.
Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto greased baking sheets.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
Cool. Decorate with icing or gel if desired.