Leaf Shaped Mince Pies

Leaf Shaped Mince Pies with Drizzle Cinnamon Spiced Raw Honey 

Recipe by Aga Bodes

 

1 hr, 30 mins

TOTAL TIME

15 mins

PREP

5 servings

YIELD

 

 

Ingredients:

 

Shortbread base 

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, room temperature and cut into pieces
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla

 

Filling

  • 3/4 cup nuts of your choice,
  • 5 dried figs
  • 1/4 cup Drizzle Cinnamon Spiced Raw Honey
  • 1/2 tablespoon gingerbread spice mix
  • 1 egg

 

Instructions:

 

  1. Using hand mixer beat butter and sugar and salt until light and fluffy. 
  2. Stir in egg and vanilla and mix together. 
  3. Gradually add flour still mixing on the low speed. 
  4. Form the dough into a ball, wrap in the cling film and let it cool in the fridge for at least one hour. 
  5. Chop nuts and figs finely, add the remaining filling ingredients and mix until combined.
  6. Place pastry on a lightly floured surface and roll out into 1/5 inch thick piece.
  7. Cut out leaves with cookie cutter.
  8. On the half of leaves place the filling, brush the edges with egg white and cover them with the second half of the leaves.
  9. Using small, sharp knife draw the lines that would look similar to the leaf veins. 
  10. Brush your leaves with the egg wash.
  11. Place the mince pies on the baking tray lined with baking paper and bake at 375F for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. 
  12. Cool on the baking rack and enjoy with your favorite tea (and some extra honey)!

 

 

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