Want to make your own mince pies for Christmas? Looking for an easy mince pie recipe? From mini versions to giant sharing pies and gluten free varieties, we’ve got plenty of ideas here to see you through the festive season. Try our favourites below or get stuck into some of our other classic Christmas sweets.
Easy mince pie recipes
Sometimes you just can’t beat a classic. Making your own shortcrust pastry for this recipe is surprisingly simple, and investing in decent shop-bought mincemeat makes all the difference.
Put an imaginative twist on your classic mince pie recipe this Christmas by adding shortbread pastry.
We’ve added a splash of booze and morello cherries to these mince pies and topped with buttery crumble for extra indulgence.
How do you make mini mince pies taste even better? Add even more buttery goodness with a viennese swirl biscuit topping, of course!
Fresh clementine zest and a dash of Cointreau is what makes these mince pies extra special. Finish with a pastry star topper.
This elegant recipe turns the humble mince pie into a fantastic Christmas dessert. Use shop-bought shortcrust pastry and a good-quality mincemeat to save time. Finish with a dusting of silvery icing sugar. Try our impressive festive desserts here.
Just because you’re gluten free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the Christmas fun. These boozy Bourbon mince pies don’t compromise on flavour or texture.
Takes these mince pies to a whole new level with the addition of a layer of marzipan. This recipe comes from The Burlington restaurant at Bolton Abbey in Yorkshire.
Try our easy mincemeat recipe for the best mince pie filling.
Home-made mincemeat is easy to make, tastes wonderful and is the basis for so much of our Christmas baking. This recipe makes six jars. Give a couple of jars away to friends and family and use the rest to make Christmas pudding, Christmas cake and mince pies.