Once a standard in jolly old England, today's mincemeat is usually a mixture of preserves, dried fruits, and fat or shortening, and now mince pie is a mainstay among classic Thanksgiving desserts. Our mince pie recipes combine mincemeat with pears and other fresh fruits for delicious desserts that feel just right for Thanksgiving.See Popular Mince Pie Recipes
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Make this holiday fruit pie quicker and easier by using a premade pie shell instead of one from scratch.
This old-fashioned pie is a Christmas tradition in many families. Look for jars of mincemeat with the pie fillings during the holiday baking season.
Mincemeat is one of those words you hear tossed around a lot during the holidays, but it seems like few cooks know what it is. First of all, here's what it's not (at least not anymore): chopped meat. The name is confusing, but trust us--though mincemeat was originally developed as a way to preserve meat, most modern mincemeats don't contain meat at all.