Canadian butter tarts

Submitted by: Renee Vuksan
a truly unique & northern melt in your mouth desert!

Serves: 4-8

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Dietary guidance: v 

Tags: desert ·

Ingredients

1/4 cup butter softened
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup corn syrup
1 egg (well beaten)
1 tsp lemon juice or vinegar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1/4 cup chopped nuts (walnuts/pecans) or raisins OPTIONAL use of nuts or raisins.
12 unbaked tart shells (homeade or store bought)

Method

preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl mix together butter and brown sugar until creamy... add the corn syrup, egg, lemon juice and vanilla, continue beating until mixture is smooth.
if using nuts or raisins put a spoonful into each tart shell and then spoon the filling mixture into the shells dividing it evenly (a heaping teaspoonful should suffice)
Bake at lowest rack of oven x 15-20 minutes or until filling is slightly browned and puffy...
let cool completely before feasting!
enjoy.

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