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Christmas cranberry turkey pie

INGREDIENTS ½ quantity hot water crust pastry 1 egg, beaten, to glaze 25g butter 25g plain (all purpose) flour 300ml whole milk 1 bay leaf 4 cloves Pinch of grated nutmeg 50ml double cream 3tbsp freshly chopped parsley Salt and freshly ground black pepper 115g prepared cranberries, thawed if frozen 50g caster (superfine) sugar 115g cooked turkey meat, finely chopped or minced 115g cooked gammon, finely chopped or minced
PREPARATION 1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Grease and line a 20cm (8inch) diameter, 4cm (1¾inch) deep loose bottomed cake tin. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry quite thickly to fit the tin and transfer the pastry inside. Trim and reserve the trimmings.
2. Push a circle of baking parchment into the pastry case and fill to three quarters with baking beans or raw pulses or rice. Place the tin on a baking tray and blind bake for 20 mins.
3. Remove the beans or rice and paper and remove the pastry from the tin. Put on a baking tray, prick the base …

White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup white baking chips
PREPARATION 1. In a large bowl, beat butter and sugars until crumbly, about 2 minutes. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to butter mixture and mix well. Stir in cranberries and chips.
2. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 1 minute before removing to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.

Cranberry, prosciutto and pistachio stuffing

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, finely copped 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 prosciutto slices, chopped 1/3 cup craisins (dried cranberries) 1/4 cup pistachio kernels, chopped 125g fresh white breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme (or safe), chopped
PREPARATION 1. Heat oil in a frying pan over low heat, cook onion until soft, then add garlic and cook for a few minutes.
2. Mix onion and garlic with all other ingredients and leave to cool completely.
3. Stuff turkey cavity just before roasting.