Butter Tarts Recipe

Butter Tarts are a classic Canadian sweet treat. A butter tarts are a small pastry tart filled with a deliciously gooey semi-solid syrup made up of butter, sugar, and eggs


  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup butter
  • 2 cups raisins
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 30 (2 inch) unbaked tart shells


Step 1

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).

Step 2

Cream the butter, sugar and eggs well. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.

Step 3

Pour batter into tart shells, no more than half full. Bake for 20 – 25 minutes. Watch carefully!!–they’ll burn quickly. Filling will keep in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or so. Liquid coffee creamer can be used for cream. Use any good pie pastry for shells.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving:

641 calories; protein 7.9g; carbohydrates 85.5g; fat 31.5g; cholesterol 54.7mg; sodium 256.2mg.

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