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Christmas Mince Pies with a Twist!

If you aren't yet sick of Christmas, wish to carry on the festival celebrations (I definitely want too) and fancy a bit of baking, then I would fully suggest trying out some cranberry and apple mince pies! I baked these up to the run up of Christmas and they turned out to be a huge success, even if I don't mind saying so myself... (I mean, they're all gone so they must of turnt out a hit!)
Courtesy of following a trusty Waitrose recipe, with a few personal tweaks, here are the simply steps you need to follow! 
To make 24 mince pies, all you need is: 
1kg of jus-rol shortcrust pastry 410g jar of mincemeat 100-120g of fresh cranberries (best to cut in half) 1 cooking apple 50g of light or dark muscovado sugar  1 tablespoon of mixed spice Milk to brush onto mince pies Caster sugar, to sprinkle

1. Firstly preheat the oven at 190C, gas mark 5. Make sure you take your shortcrust pastry out of the fridge 10 to 15 minutes before using it so that it is able to reach room temperatur…

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