Recipe: Mince Pies

Four pounds of beef, twelve pounds of apples, one-half pound salt pork, two pounds of sugar, four pounds of raisins, one pound of citron, four ounces of cassia, two of nutmeg, one of cloves, one pint molasses, one quart of boiled cider, or one quart of good vinegar. — Mrs. Taylor.

Seventy-Five Receipts for Pastry Cakes, and Sweetmeats, by Miss Leslie (Year 1832)