Butter Tarts – Closet Cooking


Prep Time: 10 minutes Chill Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Servings: 12

Buttery tarts with crispy all butter pastry shells filled with a sweet maple custard, walnuts and raisins.

  • 1 pie crust pastry, chilled
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (1/2 stick), melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped (optional)
  • 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
  1. Roll the pastry out to 1/8 inch thick and cut out 12 4-5 inch circles, pressing them into the holes in a muffin baking pan.
  2. Chill the muffin pan in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, mix the egg, brown sugar, maple syrup, butter, vanilla extract, salt, walnuts and raisins and pour the mixture into the tarts.
  4. Bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven and bake until set, about 15-25 minutes.

Option: Replace the maple syrup with more brown sugar.
Option: A large muffin pan can also be used for larger tarts!
Option: Remove or replace the walnuts and raisins with your favourite ingredients.

Nutrition Facts: Calories 205, Fat 39.8g (Saturated 4.3g, Trans 0), Cholesterol 173mg, Sodium 16mg, Carbs 27.9g (Fiber 0, Sugars 17.4g), Protein 2.3g

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