Mincemeat Cookies Recipe



Serve these for a seasonal afternoon treat with a cold glass of milk. They combine the warm Christmas sweet spice flavours with a soft oaty cookie texture. Makes approximately 20.


125g butter, softened
85g soft brown sugar
1 medium egg, lightly beaten
150g plain flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
110g porridge oats
350g mincemeat
Granulated brown sugar for sprinkling on top



  1. Preheat oven to 180c (fan 160c)
  2. Line a baking sheet
  3. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the egg and continue beating until incorporated and the mixture is smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl measure flour, baking powder and porridge oats together. Fold these dry ingredients into the butter bowl.
  5. Finally fold in the mincemeat
  6. Using spoons drop even sized spoonfuls of mixture onto the tray. Press down with fingers.
  7. Sprinkle with granulated brown sugar
  8. Cook for 10-12 minutes. Remove and cool on cooling rack.
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