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Butter Tarts

Contributed by: News Canada

A fall favourite, or anytime of year, butter tarts appeal to just about everyone.


  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • Butter Tarts
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fancy molasses
  • 1 egg, well-beaten
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • Pastry For 1 Crust Pie


Line 12 muffin tins with pastry; prick bottoms with fork. Pour boiling water over raisins and let stand 10 minutes. Drain. Immediately add remaining ingredients and stir well. Add filling to tart shells.

Bake at 425 F for 12-15 minutes.

Serving Size: Makes 12 Tarts

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