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TURTLES Butter Tarts

How do you turn butter tarts into better tarts? With TURTLES of course! Impress your friends with an elevated version of a classic dessert.

Prep time: 30 mins.
Cook time: 12 mins.
Total time: 102 mins.
Servings: 12

What you need

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
1/4 cup lard or butter, cubed
egg yolk
1 tsp vinegar
ice water as needed
1/2 packed brown sugar
1/2 corn syrup
1 egg
1 cup softened butter
vanila
vinegar
salt
1 cup chopped TURTLES

How to prepare

Instructions

1 Crust

In large bowl, whisk flour and salt.

2

With a pastry blender or two knives, cut in butter and lard until mixture resembles coarse crumbs with a few larger pieces

3

In liquid measure, whisk egg yolk with vinegar; add enough ice water to make 1/3 cup.

4

Sprinkle over flour mixture, stirring briskly with fork until pastry holds together. Press into disc; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

5

Make-ahead: Refrigerate for up to 3 days

6 Filling

In bowl, whisk together brown sugar, corn syrup, egg, butter, vanilla, vinegar, and salt until blended; set aside.

7

On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to 1/8-inch (3 mm) thickness. Using 4-inch (10 cm) round cookie cutter (or empty 28 oz/796 ml can) cut out 12 circles, re-rolling scraps once if necessary. Fit into 2-3/4- x 1-1/4-inch (7 x 3 cm) muffin cups then pour filling into each tart

8

Bake in bottom third of 450 F oven until filling is puffed and bubbly and pastry are golden, about 12 minutes.

9

Let stand on rack for one minute. Run metal spatula around tarts to loosen; carefully slide spatula under tarts and transfer to rack to let cool. Add chopped TURTLES on top

Tips

Serving

For dinner parties, serve with TURTLES frozen dessert

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