Mincemeat Cookies

Description: Be sure not to over bake these cookies a slight chewiness is part of their appeal. Like many desserts with dried fruit, these improve over time.


  • 1 Package Condensed Mincemeat, crumbled
  • 1/4 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Unsalted butter, softened
  • 2/3 cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 2 1/4 cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt

Yield: 24

Prep Time: 1 hour 30 minutes.

Cook Time: 10 minute s.

Total Time: 2 hours

Place in a food processor and process to very small pieces:
Condensed Mincemeat, Crumbled
All Purpose Flour

Cream together until light and fluffy:
Unsalted Butter, Softened
Granulated Sugar

Beat in:
Vanilla Extract

Whisk together and add:
All Purpose Flour

Stir in:
Processed mincemeat mixture from above

Stir just until all ingredients are well blended; do not over mix. Chill dough thoroughly, at least an hour, before rolling. Preheat oven to 350 degree. Roll dough out on a lightly floured counter to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with your favorite Ann Clark cookie cutters, then transfer cookies onto cookie sheets that have been lined with parchment paper or silicone liners. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, until lightly colored. Let cookies cool slightly on cookie sheets, then transfer to a wire rack to cool complete.