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Puff Pastry Mince Pies

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This is the perfect Christmas baking activity to do with kids of all ages. Puff pastry gives them a lighter quality and they are sure to be enjoyed by all the family at Christmas.



Mince pie, puff pastry, Christmas, toddler, preschool


Time: 15 minutes preparation and 15 minutes baking
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
1 sheet ready rolled puff pastry
200g luxury sweet mincemeat
1 egg white
Demerara sugar

Method
Preheat oven to 200 degrees C.
Use a small glass or pastry cutter to cut circles of pastry.



Mince pie, Christmas, puff pastry, toddler, preschool


Use a shallow pastry tin and place a circle in each hole.



Mince pie, Christmas, puff pastry, toddler, preschool



Mince pie, Christmas, puff pastry, toddler, preschool


Add a large heaped teaspoon in each pastry circle.
Brush the edges of the pastry circles with egg white.
Add a pastry circle to the top of each mince pie.
Pinch the edges of the cases together.
Make a hole in the top of each mince pie and sprinkle with sugar.



Mince pie, Christmas, puff pastry, toddler, preschool


Pop in the oven and bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from the oven and leave to cool for a few minutes in the tin before removing to cool further on a wire rack.



Mince pie, puff pastry


Categories
#Any Age
#Under 5s
#5 to 10s
#Over 10s
#Easy
#Baking
#Christmas
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