Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

These are so sweet and buttery and good and easy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter over low heat and blend in ornstarch, then syrup and milk.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Stir and cook until thick.
  4. Continue cooking 2 or 3 minutes more, stirring frequently.
  5. Remove from heat, and let cool 15 minutes.
  6. Spoon into baked shells.
Most Helpful

Easy, fairly quick and foolproof. Tastes like maple sugar candy... in a yummy easy to eat bite! I made these for a party and all the men devoured them. I'd like to figure out a fun & pretty way to garnish them... perhaps a sprinkle of brown sugar?

bowenmail November 03, 2008

This recipe reminded me of my aunt's recipe : Maple Syrup Pie It's so easy to do and delicious. The same taste. I omitted the nuts cause I prefer it without. Thanks Evelyn :) Made for 123 hit wonders.

Boomette January 05, 2008

Very tasty sweet treat, Ev. I picked this for the Canada ZWT photo challenge because the butter tart is uniquely Canadian & this 1 uses maple syrup as an ingredient. My DH was even able to find REAL Canadian maple syrup for me to use. I made 3 diff variations - the tart shell to reflect the recipe as written, my ramekin version & a larger one I made as a pie because I don't have a tart pan. I made a dbl recipe so I'd have enough filling for all 3 & was a little uneasy about the prep using so much cornstarch all at once, but it worked easily. Pics will be posted when I sort out the best of the lot. Thx for posting.

twissis June 23, 2006