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This is a mince pie recipe from a book called A Collection of above Three Hundred Receipts in Cookery, Physick and Surgery; For the Use of all Good Wives, Tender Mothers, and Careful Nurses. It was published in 1714.
Sack is an old type of white fortified wine, we’d recommend using sherry. Then just pop them into little short crust pastry cases and bake until golden brown.