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Butter Tarts

Recipe by: Dietitians of Canada

This favorite Canadian dessert is super yummy with its buttery, sweet flakiness. We’ve made it faster to bake by using store-bought pastry. This is pure decadence and a great choice for a dessert at a party.

ButterTarts

Ingredients:

  • 1 refrigerated pie pastry crust
  • ¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup raisins

Equipment:

  • Round cookie cutter
  • Non-stick muffin pan
  • Large bowl
  • Whisk or fork

Steps:

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Roll out pie pastry dough on a floured surface
  3. Using a large circular cookie cutter or large glass, cut out 6 circles, each about 4-inches wide. Place the circles into a non-stick muffin pan.
  4. In a large bowl, whisk together the butter, sugar, syrup, egg, vanilla and salt. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  5. Divide the raisins amongst the 6 pastry shells, then top with 1 to 2 heaping tablespoons of butter-syrup mixture in each.
  6. Transfer to oven and bake about for 25 minutes, or until the filling is light brown and the pastry is golden.
  7. Remove from the oven and let cool before eating.
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