Sweet mince pies

This recipe for mince pies is so easy it would be criminal to buy them

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Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Serves: 8

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You’ll need:
1 jar of your favourite mince meat
100g Greek yoghurt
250g ready-rolled puff pastry
Egg wash
Icing sugar to glaze

1 Cut the puff pastry in half, then cut out 8 circles using a 60mm pastry cutter.
2 Egg wash the discs.
3 Place a teaspoon of sweet mincemeat in the centre then a teaspoon of yoghurt. With remaining puff pastry cut another 8 60mm discs, egg wash and place on top. Crimp the edges.
4 Bake in oven at gas mark 7/200C until golden brown.
5 When cool, sprinkle with icing sugar and glaze under a hot grill until golden brown. Repeat this process twice.

Chef’s tip: When the mince pies are cool, put two on a plate with a dollop of Greek yoghurt, make yourself a cup of tea and relax – you’ve earned it!

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Recipe courtesy of Total Greek Yoghurt

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