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Butter Tarts
...in your mind.
Butter Tarts

Butter Tarts

The quintessential Canadian dessert? Yes or no, it’s still crazy delicious… eh. Makes approximately 12


  • 2 pre-made pie crusts, rolled out to approximately 14 inches in diameter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup softened Finlandia butter*
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350
  2. Cut pie dough into 3 1/2 inch circles, and fit into cups in a muffin pan
  3. Put remaining ingredients in a bowl, except pecans and mix very well to combine – then stir in pecans
  4. Fill muffin cups 3/4 of the way full and bake approximately 20 minutes
  5. Let them cool in the pan about 10 minutes before carefully removing and eating…if you can wait the 10 min