canadian butter tarts

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By Becky Dailey
from Orillia, ON

As a Canadian, my recipes would not be complete without one of our specialties, Butter Tarts. Since most tars are miniature pies, almost any pie filling could be dropped by spoonfuls into tart shells. They are easier to eat than a pie if you have a big crowd that's not for a sit-down meal.

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serves 5
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For canadian butter tarts

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  • 8-10 sm
    tart shells (if can't find prepared shells, rich pastry)
  • 1 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 c
    raisins
  • 1
    beaten egg
  • butter the size of an egg, melted
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make canadian butter tarts

  • 1
    Beat the egg
  • 2
    Add the brown sugar and beat again
  • 3
    Add the water, vanilla, raisins and melted butter
  • 4
    Drop mixture into tart shells to almost half-full and bake in a 450-degree oven for about 15 minutes.
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