Prize Butter Tarts

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“Butter Tarts, a wonderful Canadian dessert, sort of like pecan pie without nuts, if you can imagine such a thing. This (old) Canadian recipe should do the trick!”
12 3 inch tarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Prepare pastry dough; cut in circles and line 3-inch tart pans with pastry circles.
  3. Combine balance of ingredients.
  4. Spoon mixture into unbaked pastry lined pans, filling each no more than 2/3 full (if the filling bubbles over it makes one heck of a mess!). Bake for 20 minutes or until filling has cooked and pastry is golden.
  5. Notes: This can be made without the raisins or nuts, but they are very plain.
  6. I generally make these with a combination of nuts and raisins.
  7. Craisins can be substituted for the raisins.
  8. For Jam Tarts: Line tart pan cups with pastry.
  9. Fill cups 1/2 full with your choice of jam.
  10. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until pastry is golden.

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