November’s Perfect Desert Recipe

By: Maddy D.

Fall is here! In celebration of the season the perfect autumn themed desert can be made in just three simple steps. Below is the recipe for delicious homemade butter tarts perfect for any occasion. From treats after family dinners or something to snack on while watching the Grey Cup; the small tarts are easy to make and taste amazing. A butter tart is the perfect November treat!


What you need:

1 1/2 cups packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1/2 cup butter

2 cups raisins

2 tablespoons heavy cream

1 cup chopped walnuts 30 (2 inch)

Unbaked tart shells


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

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

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.


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