Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Mincemeat Pie (raw pie)

Mincemeat Pie

2 c. mixed raisins & currants (Thompson, red flame, golden)

½ c. walnuts, chopped

¼ c. pecans, chopped

¼ c. almond butter

1 tsp. cinnamon

¼ tsp. each nutmeg, allspice & ginger

Pinch of clove, cardamom or mace

1 tsp. vanilla extract or (1 Vanilla bean)

1 tsp. lemon juice

½ c. orange juice

1. Stir ingredients together well and let sit overnight.

2. Spoon into 9” pie crust

Serving Suggestions: Core an apple and cut into two donut style shapes, stuff with filling. This creates Stuffed Apples.


Almond & Date Pie Crust

2 c. almonds

1 c. dates, packed about 24 (a few extra won’t hurt).

1. Mix almonds and dates in a food processor until doughy.

2. If moist enough: Mold into a big oval shape. Roll the ball out between wax paper to about 1/8” thick. Peel off one side of the wax paper and invert into a 9” (un-oiled) pie plate and press with fingers to form a crust.

4. If you want a crunchy crust, then dehydrate the pie crust for 1 hour.

Optional: You can also use almonds soaked and dehydrated.

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