Easiest ever mince pies

The easiest mince pies you'll ever make, Good Food's cookery team has created fabulous festive Christmas treats that take just minutes to prepare

Forget rolling out pastry, making mincemeat or shaping crumbly pastry cases. These pretty mince pies couldn't be speedier, yet still taste as good as if you'd spent hours in the kitchen.

Check out our Christmas baking collection for more mincemeat recipes and festive cakes.

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22nd Dec, 2017
Just made these but with puff pastry. They look and smell delicious but were difficult to get out of the dish as they stuck quite a lot. I did butter the pan but maybe the problem was the puff pastry being softer and more delicate than shortcrust. Will try again, happily.
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Diane Mountebank
20th Dec, 2017
Oh wow! As someone who is severely sight impaired, I struggle to make mince pies. This is going to be heaven sent! Thank you so much. I think you just made my Christmas.
24th Nov, 2017
Really easy to make and tastes delicious thanks Good Food Merry Christmas
21st Dec, 2016
Easy mince pies, great video and we've made them about 5 times and people love them. We even made our own mincemeat Merry Christmas bbc good food
20th Dec, 2016
Sooo easy to make and absolutely delicious. I shared my first batch with a friend who now wants more for Christmas! Thank you
17th Dec, 2016
Made these with puff pastry and they work really well too. I used a little water when pinching the corners to make sure they stayed together. I would advise greasing the tins generously as mine did stick a bit!
Anne-Marie Phillips
9th Dec, 2016
I love these. How easy!!!
7th Dec, 2016
Is this store bought puff pastry in the video .? Looks so easy.
8th Dec, 2016
6th Dec, 2016
off to try them nooooooooooooooow


7th Dec, 2016
What kind of pastry ?
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9th Dec, 2016
This recipe uses shortcrust pastry. All the ingredients, along with the quantities appear in the bottom left corner of the video.
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