The easiest and most delicious Puff Pastry Mince Pies recipe. Just 4 ingredients are between you and this Christmas classic bake!
Is there a more loved Christmas bake than Mince Pies?
This Puff Pastry version is so quick and simple to make. It will convert even mincemeat haters to the sheer joy that is these light, fluffy treats.
Up to our eyeballs in wrapping and festivities, for me, this time of year isn’t one for grand, time consuming bakes. But little shortcuts to still let us pull something gorgeous from the oven and feel like we are nailing the festive baking. 🙌🏼
Perfect with a cup of tea, or serve warm with ice cream, for the festive pudding of dreams.
You’ll love this Puff Pastry Mince Pie recipe because:
✅ Just 4 ingredients.
✅ Great fun to bake with children.
✅ Light, fluffy and SO easy.
FAQs about Puff Pastry Mince Pies
How long do these mince pies last?
These are best within 24 hours of baking.
If you do want to eat them the day after, heating them a little in the oven or the microwave will bring perk them up again.
How do you stop the mince pies from leaking?
Be sure to seal the edges of the pies with some egg (or milk) and press down lightly with a fork.
Also, don’t overfill them as this will make the contents bubble out.
All that said, I quite like a few crispy bits of mincemeat on the outside.
Can I reheat the pies?
Sure, zap them briefly in the microwave or heat through in the oven. Serve warm with ice cream. Oh hello!
Fancy some other easy Christmas recipes ?
- Chocolate Orange Rocky Road – A really easy, no bake festive treat.
- Christmas Canapes – Puff pastry, cheese and brie – what more could you want?!
- Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding – A delicious prepare ahead Christmas dessert.
Hope you enjoy this recipe. I’d love to know how you got on and what you thought of it if you make this recipe. Please rate the recipe using the ⭐️ below!
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This post was originally published on Dec 12, 2014 and rewritten and with new photos on Nov 23, 2021.
Puff Pastry Mince Pies - Just 4 Ingredients!
- 320 g Puff Pastry Sheet See Note 1.
- 1 Egg
- 175 g Mincemeat See Note 2.
- 2 tbsp Caster sugar
- Preheat the oven to 200C.
- Brush one half of each rectangle with beaten egg.
- Fold the part without any egg wash onto the mincemeat dollop and seal with a fork (the egg wash seals the edges).
- Brush the top with more add and sprinkle over the sugar.
- Bake in the hot oven for about 10 - 15 minutes or until golden.
I do love Christmas themed food! 🙂 I’ve got a few ideas up my sleeve over the next week or so too – hopefully they’ll turn out. Thank you for featuring my Santa’s Mintshake! 😀
Kerry @ Kerry Cooks says
I wish I liked mince pies! These look delicious
Potty Mouthed Mummy says
I love the idea of using puff. I have some in the freezer so might make these at the weekend rather than bother with making more pastry! Love the video. You and Em have perfect hair, as a little side note! xx
Megan - Truly Madly Kids says
Thank you for including us on your round up! Love the mince pies vlog!
Not A Frumpy Mum says
Your mince pies look yummy. I’ve never thought to try them with puff pastry, what a great idea! xx
Ha ha, great minds think alike! I was going to link a new mincemeat recipe and puff pastry pies after seeing Julie’s post. I didn’t manage to post it yet. Next week. hey! Love the little video. The girls are so cute squashing the sides with their forks. I have just linked my easy truffle recipe from months ago; it makes a nice homemade pressie for teachers. x
Ha ha, great minds think alike! I was going to link a new mincemeat recipe and puff pastry pies after seeing Julie’s post. I didn’t manage to post it yet. Next week. hey! Love the little video. The girls are so cute squashing the sides with their forks. I have just linked my easy truffle recipe from months ago; it makes a nice homemade pressie for teachers. xxx
Louise Perry Fairweather says
I really wished I liked mince pies – soooo Christmassy x
Lovely idea for mince pies! I’ve added my recipe just now. Fab for inspiration xx
Vicki Montague says
Oooo Sarah, these look delish! I wish I could get gluten-free puff pastry. It does exist but is only sold in Asda and we don’t have an ASDA!
Sarah S says
Just roll do a gluten free puff pastry that you can either purchase online or from Waitrose!
I often buy it and it’s amazing!
De Tout Coeur Limousin says
Love the look of those mince pies – something a bit different and easy too 🙂
Julie's Family Kitchen says
Hi Sarah, just watched your ace YouTube clip. Well done, it was brilliant. The mince pies look really lovely too. xx
Steph @MisplacedBrit says
Great job with your movie! 🙂 Haha! Laughing with recognition at what was going on in your kitchen… Who is going to end up with the pizza knife anyway!! 😉
Thanks for hosting.
Finally finished another Christmas recipe so I’m back. I love your mince pie, I’ve gone traditional with mine as this is my first Christmas blogging, but I love puff pastry so I’m definitely going to try something like this.
Right, off to have a look at some of the other posts and extend my Christmas cooking list even further.
Lucy - BakingQueen74 says
I love the look of these easy mince pies, I must whip up a batch as Christmas looms nearer!
I added to my recipe note for christmas…
Helen layton says
Hi , is it easy to freeze these ? I’ve used the same theory as for your sausage rolls !!
Love these, thanks so much for the recipe – can they be frozen?
Love puff pastry mince pies 😃 how would you bake in the air fryer? X