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out of date mince pies?!

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wtftodo Fri 19-Dec-14 21:20:59

Thought I was supersmart buying loads of the nice mini Aldi mince pies in advance for our Christmas party tomorrow. Just looked though and they went out of date three weeks ago!! (just after I bought them).

They look fine to me. Surely they're full of preservatives and I won't kill anyone.. Will I?! shock grin grin

Please reassure (or talk sense into) me..

InternetFOREVER Fri 19-Dec-14 21:22:27

They'll be fine (or a bit stale). Have you tried one?

AlpacaLypse Fri 19-Dec-14 21:23:57

I would - there's no meat in them and as you say they're stuffed with preservative.

If they smell very weird I'd bin though. Also if there's anything green and fluffy growing on the pastry cases... fgrin

SantasBassoon Fri 19-Dec-14 21:24:00

Warm them up a bit to revive them, and offer cream.

lucysmam Fri 19-Dec-14 21:28:17

I'd try one myself for experimental purposes! grin

wtftodo Fri 19-Dec-14 21:40:18

I would try one but I've just eaten six mini stollen bites, bit full grin
Will try in the morning..

Thebonniebonniebanks Fri 19-Dec-14 22:23:09

I've just finished a box dated 20.11.15 and I'm still alive. Thought I was being clever too grin

Thebonniebonniebanks Fri 19-Dec-14 22:23:39

That should be 2014 smile

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