Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Similar to butter tarts, this delicious recipe comes from America's heartland. From the Mississippi Valley chapter of the United States Regional Cookbook, culinary Arts Institute of chicago, 1947.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 pie crust (either storebought or your own recipe)
  • 4 tablespoons butter (no substitutions)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten
  • nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Line six individual tart pans with pastry.
  3. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly; add eggs and blend.
  4. Pour into pastry lined tart pans, sprinkle a dusting of nutmeg on top and bake 20 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.