Apple Mince Pie Recipe

This double-layer pie combines a taste of two holiday classics, apples and mincemeat.


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    This classic pie is the perfect addition to a holiday feast, especially if eaten while warm and topped with a scoop of ice cream.
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Yield: one 9-inch pie

This recipe originally aired in the November 2005 issue of Heart of the Home. 


  • Pastry for 2-crust pie (Recipe)
  • 3 medium all-purpose apples, cored, pared and thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter OR margarine, melted
  • 1 jar (27 oz.) ready-to-use mincemeat (Recipe)
  • 1 egg yolk plus 2 tablespoons water, optional


  1. Place rack in lower half of oven; heat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, toss apples with flour and butter; turn into prepared crust.
  3. Spoon mincemeat evenly over apple mixture.
  4. Cover with top crust; cut slits near center. Seal and flute.
  5. Brush egg mixture over crust, if desired.
  6. Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 375°F; bake 25 minutes longer, or until golden.
  7. Cool. Garnish as desired.

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