Mincemeat Crackers

Serves 10 in 1 Hour, 10 Minutes

Why not make some novalty mince pies or make tiny ones for petits fours to have with coffee after dinner.

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Method

Cut the filo pastry into rectangles of 10cm x 8cm.

Lay one sheet on a lightly floured board and brush with melted butter, then add another layer and brush again with butter.

Next, using a piping bag, add the mincemeat. Pipe a line of mincemeat down one side but leave a space either end of the pastry. So the line should be about 6 cm long on the side that is 10cm long.

Roll up the pastry like a tube. Twist the ends to form the cracker shape.

Brush with melted butter and place on a baking tray. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes in a moderate oven until brown.

Serve on plates and dust with icing sugar. Make a dip of half-whipped cream and brandy.

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