Mince pie twists recipe

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10 min


20 min

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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