Maple Butter Tarts

Marsha Gardner


Butter tarts are about as Canadian as can be and are fantastically good. This tarts remind me of summer vacations in Canada and my sweet cousin Jenny who married a Canadian 30+ years ago.


★★★★★ 1 vote

12 tarts
25 Min


  • 1
    pie crust recipe, chilled
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/4 c
    butter, unsalted, melted
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    golden raisins

How to Make Maple Butter Tarts


  1. Roll the pastry out to 1/8 inch thick and cut out 12 4-5 inch circles.

    Press the circles of dough into a muffin baking pan.

    Chill the muffin pan in the fridge for 45-60 minutes.
  2. Mix the brown sugar, maple syrup, butter,vanilla extract, salt, walnuts and raisins in a bowl.

    Pour the mixture into the tarts.
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven and bake until set, about 15-25 minutes.

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Course/Dish: Pies Other Desserts

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