Phoebe Wilson Dineen

In a small saucepan, combine

  • 1 package (9 oz) condensed mincemeat, broken up
  • 1/2 cup Karo light or dark syrup
  • 1/4 cup margarine

Heat, stirring constantly until boiling. Gradually stir mixture into

  • 3 slightly beaten eggs


  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange peel

Pour into 1 unbaked (9 inch) pie shell. Bake in 350°F oven 45 minutes or until top springs back when lightly touched with finger.


  • 1/4 cup dry sherry

over pie. Cool.

Serve with

  • whipped cream, if desired.