Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
In a small mixing bowl, add
Dried Fruit Mix (1 cup)
Brown Sugar (1/3 cup)
Dry Mixed Spice (1/2 tsp)
Ground Nutmeg (1/2 tsp)
Green Apple (1)
, 1 tsp of zest from
, zest and juice from
Brandy (1 Tbsp)
, and melted
Butter (2 Tbsp)
. Mix thoroughly and set aside.
To a food processor, add
All-Purpose Flour (2 cups)
Powdered Confectioners Sugar (3/4 cup)
, and chopped
Butter (1/2 cup)
. With the lid on, blend on low until the mixture resembles crumbs.
Water (2 Tbsp)
and blitz until mixture resembles a dough. Split dough into two portions.
On a floured surface, roll each portion out individually. Then, using a large cookie cutter, cut out 12 rounds from each pastry sheet.
In a lightly-greased patty pan, put a round into each hole. Spoon the mince mixture into the cup and place another round on top of the cup. With a knife, make a small hole in the top of each pie.
in a cup and brush lightly over the top of each of the pies. Sprinkle with
Granulated Sugar (to taste)
and cook for 30 minutes.
Leave baked pies in the tin for 20 minutes then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Serve and enjoy!