Butter Tarts Recipe

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Butter Tarts

Barbara Linder

By
@blinder54

My old friend Tia's mother made these and was kind enough to share her recipe with me. She is from Canada and I believe them to be the canadian version of pecan tarts.


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Ingredients

6 c
flour
1 tsp
salt
1 lb
butter or lard (i like the buttery taste)
1
egg
1 Tbsp
vinegar

FILLING

2 c
brown sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
vinegar
1/2 c
melted butter
1 tsp
vanilla
2 Tbsp
maple syrup

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut butter into flour until crumbly. Put 1 egg, vinegar in a 1 cup measuring cup and fill to 1 cup with warer. Pour mixture into flour mixture and mix into dough. Roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick and cut into 4 inch circles. Place in cupcake tins.
2
Mix all the ingredients for the filling plus 1/2 cup raisins and 1/2 cup finely crushed walnuts. Pour into pie shells.
3
Bake at 375 until brown. Let cool and remove from tins.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies