Medjool Date Mince Pies

For the filling:
200g Medjool Dates
120g Candied Peel
80g Coconut Oil
100g Coconut Sugar
50g Ground Almond
50g Almond Flakes
1 Cooking Apple
100g Dried Cranberries
Zest and Juice of 1 Orange
1/2 tsp Cloves
1 1/2 tsp Mix Spice
1/2 tsp Ground Ginger
2 tsp Ground Cinnamon
100ml Whisky

For the Pastry:
400g Plain Flour
200g Margarine
100ml Soya Milk
40g Coconut Sugar

1. In a saucepan mix the filling ingredients together, simmer at low heat for 10 minutes, remove from the heat and allow to cool.
2. Mix together the pastry ingredients to form a dough and refrigerate until the filling is cool.
3. Roll out the pastry, then using a cutter, cut out pie bases and with a smaller cutter, cut out lids. Fill each base and top.
4. Bake for 40 minutes at 175°C. Dust with icing sugar.


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