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Christmas Snowballs

December 19, 2012


Cooking time: 45 mins
Preparation time: 20 mins
Main cooking utensil: ovenproof dish
Oven temperature: 375°F
Oven position: above center

For 6 servings you need:
6 medium baking apples, cored
1/2 cup mincemeat

Butter icing:
Scant 1/2 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon

2 cups shredded coconut
holly sprigs
small candles

1. Slit apple skins to prevent their breaking.

2. Stand apples in a little water in dish

3. fill centers with mincemeat

4. Bake until cooked but still slightly firm

5. Remove and cool

6. Cream butter, sugar, lemon rind, and juice.

7. Cover each apple with butter icing and decorate with coconut.

TO SERVE: Decorate each apple with holly sprig and candle just before serving

TO VARY: Fill with jam or bramble jelly instead of mincemeat

Printed in Canada. © Copyright Paul Hamlyn Ltd. 1967

2 Comments leave one →
  1. December 12, 2013 7:29 pm

    If only I had mincemeat. Or knew what mincemeat was.

  2. June 15, 2015 1:12 am

    Reblogged this on Make It For Me Now.

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