Better Butter Tarts

Better Butter Tarts

Better Butter Tarts

Butter up to these tempting tarts. A blend of flavorful spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice makes this dessert a tasty endeavor that goes great with your morning coffee or evening cup of tea.

At a glance
Main Ingredient:
Cooking Method:
2 dozens

  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup shredded coconut
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup dark corn syrup
  • 1 (9 inch) pastry for a 9-inch single crust pie

  • Methods/steps
    1. Roll pie dough out to 1/4-inch thickness and cut out circles of dough to fit cups of standard muffin tin; gently place into muffin cups.
    2. In a saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Stir in brown sugar, coconut, spices, nuts, salt, eggs, lemon juice, and corn syrup. Mix well. Fill prepared muffin cups halfway with this mixture.
    3. Bake at 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden and bubbly.
    Additional Tips

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