December 02, 2013 - 14:44 GMT hellomagazine.com Christmas recipe: Cranberry mince pies GALLERY Makes: 20 Preparation time: 20 minutes plus chilling time Cooking time: 15-20 minutes IngredientsFor the mincemeat: 100g/7oz Ocean Spray® Craisins® Dried Cranberries 1 x 400g jar mincemeat 25g/1oz chopped almondsFor the pastry: 500g/8oz plain flour 2 tbsp icing sugar 250g/9oz butter, diced Icing sugar for dustingMethod 1. In a small pan, cover the Craisins® Dried Cranberries with water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Leave to cool. 2. Preheat the oven to 180*C/fan oven 160*C/Gas mark 4. Sift the flour and icing sugar into a large bowl. Add the butter and using fingertips; gently rub in to resemble breadcrumbs. Add 6-7 tbsp of cold water and mix into soft dough. Wrap in polythene film and chill for 10 minutes. 3. Drain any excess liquid from the Craisins® Dried Cranberries, mix with the mincemeat and chopped almonds. 4. Roll pastry to approximately 3mm/ 1/8 in thickness and use a 8cm/3 ½ in cutter to make 20 rounds. Line a deep bun tin with the rounds. Spoon approximately 1 ½ tbsp of mincemeat into each case. Use the leftover pastry to cut for the lattice topping. 5. Bake for 15-20 minutes until golden. 6. Serve with some cream or brandy butter as an indulgent dessert.