Cranberry Pecan Tarts


A holiday version of the 100-year-old Canadian butter tart recipe. (Courtesy of Bake Fest)

-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL Makes 24 tarts
2 envelopes pie crust mix
3 eggs
1 cup (250mL) Beehive® OR Crown® Golden Syrup
1 cup (250mL) granulated sugar
2 tablespoons (30mL) butter OR margarine, melted
1 teaspoon (5mL) vanilla
3/4 cup (175mL) cranberries, chopped
3/4 cup (175mL) pecans, coarsely chopped

Preheat oven to 350ºF (180ºC).

Prepare pie crust mix according to package directions. Roll out and cut into 24 (4"/10cm) rounds. Fit into muffin or tart pans.

Beat eggs lightly in mixing bowl. Add syrup, sugar, melted butter and vanilla, mixing until blended. Sprinkle cranberries and pecans in tart shells, dividing evenly. Pour filling on top, filling two-thirds full.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or just until set and golden.

Recipe variation: Replace nuts and cranberries with 1-¼ cups (300mL) raisins.


Total Time
Bake Time 25 minutes

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