Mini Mince Pie Pasties

  • 5MINS
  • 25MINS
  • 62KCAL

These tasty slimming friendly Mini Mince Pie Pasties are a delicious twist on a Christmas classic – and super low in calories and Weight Watchers Points!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories62
  • Carbs5g
  • Protein1g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars1g

Looking for a tasty addition to your Christmas buffet table that doesn’t break the bank or use up all your points/calories?

Then our slimming friendly Mini Mince Pie Pasties are just the thing!

These tasty Mini Mince Pie Pasties are made with light puff pastry instead of high-calorie shortcrust pastry. This means they are perfect for when you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers.

The puff pastry also creates a lighter and more crispy texture, meaning you can indulge in more than one, with zero guilt!

These Mini Mince Pie Pasties are a great alternative to a traditional mince pie – and who can turn down puff pastry during the festive season?!

What diets are these Mini Mince Pie Pasties suitable for?

This Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe is suitable for dairy free diets

It can be made vegan or vegetarian as long as you swap out the following ingredients for vegan or vegetarian versions;

  • Mincemeat

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe?

  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe if you’re on WW Green.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 2 Points per portion of this Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

Do you need any special ingredients to make Mini Mince Pie Pasties?

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These Mini Mince Pie Pasties are dead easy to make, and just use some standard baking utensils.

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You’ll need some pastry cutters like these from Amazon.

You’ll also need a trusty baking tray! A good quality baking tray is one of the most used baking utensils, so it’s worth getting one which will last, like this one over on Amazon.

How many calories are in this Mini Mince Pie Pasties?

There are 62 calories per portion in these Mini Mince Pie Pasties, which means they fall into our Everyday Light category.

This Mini Mince Pie Pasties recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.

Step 2

Cut 15 circles (approximately 7cm in diameter) from the sheet of light puff pastry. Each pastry circle should weigh about 14g.

Step 3

Place quarter of a teaspoon of mincemeat into the centre of each pastry circle.

Step 4

Beat the egg in a small bowl and brush around the edge of the circle. Fold each pastry circle over and use a fork to press the edges together.

Step 5

Place each pasty onto the baking tray and brush all over with egg. Put into the oven and cook for 25 minutes until golden brown.

Step 6

Serve warm or cold. Add a sprinkle of icing sugar if desired!

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How do you know when these Mini Mince Pie Pasties are cooked?

The pasties should be cooked until the pastry has turned golden in colour.

How long can you keep Mini Mince Pie Pasties in the fridge?

Once you’ve put it out, ideally you should eat it within 4 hours.

If you allow any leftovers to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Mini Mince Pie Pasties in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Mini Mince Pie Pasties?

Yes you can! This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;

  • Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough.
  • Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat these Mini Mince Pie Pasties?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 1-2 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 2-3 minutes then cook for a further 2-3 minutes until piping hot.

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Mini Mince Pie Pasties

These tasty slimming friendly Mini Mince Pie Pasties are a delicious twist on a Christmas classic – and super low in calories and Weight Watchers Points!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    25 MINS
  • KCals 62
  • Carbs 5G
WW Points
  • 2 Green
  • 2 Blue
  • 2 Purple

Ingredients

  • 210 grams Light puff pastry Use a full sheet - each circle will weigh approx. 14grams
  • 6 tsp Mincemeat
  • 1 Egg

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
  2. Cut 15 circles (approximately 7cm in diameter) from the sheet of light puff pastry. Each pastry circle should weigh about 14g or half an ounce.
  3. Place quarter of a teaspoon of mincemeat into the centre of each pastry circle.
  4. Beat the egg in a small bowl and brush around the edge of the circle. Fold each pastry circle over and use a fork to press the edges together.
  5. Place each pasty onto the baking tray and brush all over with egg. Put into the oven and cook for 25 minutes until golden brown.
  6. Serve warm or cold. Add a sprinkle of icing sugar if desired!

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Anne RoweFriday 30th November 2018

Hi, what brand of pastry did you use? thank you.

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