Mincemeat Cookies II

Mincemeat Cookies II


"This recipe was handed down to me by my Great-Grandmother."


servings 315 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 315 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 12.7 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.3g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 2.7 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 215 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Cream together brown sugar and shortening.
  3. Add in egg and mincemeat and mix well. Sift together flour, salt and baking soda and stir into mincemeat mixture.
  4. Drop onto cookie sheet and bake 7 - 10 minutes.
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  1. 23 Ratings


These cookies were very easy to make. They turned out moist and light. The taste was great.And they were also very much like those my grandmother used to make. Perfect treat for a cool fall or w...

My Mother always made mincemeat cookies for Christmas years ago, but when I asked her for the recipe, she hadn't saved it. This recipe is very similar and I really enjoyed making these cookies....

A nice chewy tasty cookie. After making the first 2 doz, found that they were a little bland. Spicing it up with a bit of cloves/allspice or cinnamon would be good.

old fashioned flavor, yummy. tastes like Fall:) We added walnuts and it was great, good without them too;) Thanks for the recipe. We'll make it again

Easy to make. I think the recipe needs 1/2 t salt. Make 1 sheet and taste for yourself. I added more salt to the dough for second batch and they tasted better. I also sprinkled them with cinana...

Great Recipe! Tweeked it a bit. I added 1/2 teaspoon each of cloves, cinnamin, and allspice. I also added walnuts and peacans. My family says they don't like mincemeat but they ate these because...

I think they were great! I made a little icing with half the batch. but other wise very tasty. I tried also another batch with chopped walnuts for a little texture.

As you can see in my picture, I topped each cookie with a pecan half and added a cup of chopped pecans to the dough (because almost everything is better with pecans). I made this recipe for my ...

These were pretty close to my own Grandmother's.