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5 cookies stacked on a cooling rack with bowl of mincemeat in background
35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time

Mince Pie Cookies

Quick and easy

About the bake

If you are a fan of the humble Mince Pie then you are going to love these. Soft chewy festive spiced cookies with all of your favourite flavours of mincemeat - what's not to love?

35Total Time
15Prep Time
20Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Preheat the oven to 170°C (gas mark 3) and line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment.

  2. Step 2:

    Cream together the butter and both sugars until pale then add the egg and mix together well.

  3. Step 3:

    Sift in the flour, spices, salt and bicarbonate of soda and add to the butter sugar mixture and mix thoroughly until a dough forms, then stir in the sultanas and candied peel.

  4. Step 4:

    Break off pieces about 1 tablespoon in size and roll into balls.

  5. Step 5:

    Place these on the baking sheet leaving about 5cm space in between them to allow for them spreading out during baking.

  6. Step 6:

    Place in the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until the cookies are light golden brown.

  7. Step 7:

    Leave to cool on the baking sheet for about 10 minutes then move to a wire rack to cool completely.


    • 135g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 80g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 190g Allinson's Plain White Flour
    • 100g Sultanas or raisins
    • 80g Candied peel (lemon/orange)
    • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 tsp Ground nutmeg
    • 80g Billington's Unrefined Light Muscovado Sugar
    • 1 Free range large eggs
    • 1/2 tsp Salt
    • 1/2 tsp Bicarbonate of soda


  • Baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Sieve
  • Wire cooling rack

Nutritional Information

per 52g
  • 243cal Energy
  • 10g Fat
  • 6.1g of which Saturates
  • 35g Carbohydrates
  • 22g of which Sugars
  • 2.6g Protein
  • 0.44g Salt

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