Recipe courtesy of Neat Nutrition. 

Vegan Mince Pies

Vegan Mince Pies

Just because you choose to follow a vegan or plantbased lifestyle, doesn’t mean you should miss out on all the traditional Christmas treats!  We’ve created these gluten free, vegan and protein-packed mince pies, because it isn’t really Christmas until there’s mince pies on the table…


  • 60g rice flour
  • 35g chickpea flour
  • 40g tapioca flour
  • 25g vegan vanilla or naked protein
  • 80g vegan butter or margarine
  • Pinch of salt
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1-2 tbsp granulated sweetener of choice (such as stevia or xylitol)
  • 2.5 tbsp water
  • 2 apple cubed
  • 1 tsp coconut oil
  • 150g mixed raisins, sultanas and goji berries
  • 2 oranges, juiced
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • Coconut cream / yogurt or ice cream to serve 


Mix together the 3 types of flour, protein, salt, cinnamon and granulated sweetener before rubbing in the butter.  Add in the water a tablespoon at a time and work it into a dough, being careful not to overwork.

Roll into a ball and wrap in cling film, putting it in the fridge to chill for 30 minutes.

Whilst this is chilling, on a low to medium heat, start to cook the apple in the coconut oil, adding in all the other filling ingredients. Cook in a pan with the lid on, stirring frequently, until the apple is soft.

Place a little flour on a clean surface and roll out the pastry gently. Be careful as this will be a little more crumbly than regular pastry.

Cut out circles with a cookie cutter and place into a greased cake tray, using extra pastry to patch up any holes or cracks. Fill the pastry cases with the filling and cook at 180c for 15-20 minutes.

Best served warm with a dollop of coconut cream, yogurt or ice cream!

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