Mincemeat Apple Baskets Mincemeat Apple Baskets

Author: Canadian Living

Serve the baskets warm with Devon cream, vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.

  • Portion size 24 servings
  • Credits : Holiday Celebrations: 2007




Lightly grease 24 mini muffin or tart tins; set aside.

Place 1 sheet of phyllo on work surface, covering remainder with damp towel to prevent drying out. Lightly brush with some of the butter; sprinkle with 1 tsp (5 mL) of the sugar.

Top with second sheet; brush with butter and sprinkle with sugar. Repeat with remaining sheet. Cut lengthwise into 4 strips; cut crosswise into 6 strips to make 24 squares. Press each square into prepared cup.

Filling: In bowl, combine mincemeat, diced apple and grated orange rind; spoon heaping 1 tsp (5 mL) into each basket.

Topping: In small bowl, combine flour, sugar, butter and cinnamon; crumble over filling. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until baskets are golden and crisp, about 30 minutes.

Let stand in pan on rack for 5 minutes; transfer to rack and let cool slightly. (Make-ahead: Let cool completely. Store between layers of waxed paper in airtight container for up to 2 days.)

Nutritional facts Per piece: about

  • Sodium 35 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 82.0
  • Total fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 7 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 11 g


  • Iron 3.0
  • Folate 2.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 2.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
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