Butter Tarts

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photo by: tunasushi

Award-Winning Butter Tarts

 

Ingredients
pie pastry ( enough to fill 16 muffin cups, your own or from a mix)
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup soft butter
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 pinch salt
1/2 cup corn syrup
1 egg, lightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Directions
Prepare muffin pans by rolling out pie dough and cutting 4-inch (approx) circles; fit dough circles into muffin cups; set aside in fridge until ready to fill.
In a small bowl, place raisins and cover with hot tap water; let stand on the counter for 30 minutes.
In a large bowl, using a wooden spoon, mix together the soft butter, brown sugar, salt and corn syrup; stir well until sugar is dissolved and butter is creamed.
Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
Drain raisins.
Retrieve tart shells and divide raisins equally into all shells; then divide butter mixture into all tarts.
Bake at 400F for 15-20 minutes; filling will be lightly browned but still bubbling.
Canadians fall into two camps about butter tarts and are quite loyal to their favourite type: runny or firm.
I like runny– the type that dribbles when you bite into one; if you like firm, bake them for the full 20 minutes, even adding another minute or two if you wish.
Let cooked butter tarts cool in pans for 10 minutes after removing from oven; then remove and place on racks until completely cool.
courtesy food.com

 

Mile-High Cabbage Pie

Mile High Cabbage Pie

Mile High Cabbage Pie

Mile-High Cabbage Pie

Ingredients
1 1/2 lbs lean ground beef
1 (16 ounce) bags coleslaw mix ( cabbage and carrots)
1 (14 1/2 ounce) bags Simply Potatoes Diced Potatoes with Onion
2 (10 1/2 ounce) cans cream of mushroom soup, undiluted
2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent dinner rolls

Directions
Pre-heat oven to 350°F.
In stockpot, brown ground beef over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes or until beef is thoroughly cooked, stirring frequently. Add coleslaw mix. Cover pan and cook, stirring often, until cabbage softens, about 10 minutes. Mix in potatoes. Stir in soup. Cover and reduce heat to low to keep warm.
Unroll 1 can of dough. Press in 13×9-inch glass baking dish to form bottom crust. Spread cabbage mixture evenly over crust. Unroll second can of dough on wax paper. Press seams together to make one sheet. Place over top to form top crust. Press and tuck edges to seal.
Bake 25 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 5 minutes. Cut into 8 squares.
http://www.food.com/recipe/mile-high-cabbage-pie-5fix-497021
Photo by BDMK