White Lions Tea House - Orillia

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Pumpkin Pie Butter Tarts

Enjoy these holiday butter tarts for a change...If you don't have a favourite pastry recipe, feel free to use the pre-made tart shells in the freezer section of your grocery store...they really are quite good!

Filling:
2 cups canned pumpkin (plain)
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla
½ cup butter (melted)
4 tsp pumpkin pie spice mix or
(1 tsp nutmeg, ½ tsp allspice, 1 tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp cloves, 1 tsp ginger)
2 Tbsp flour
Whisk all ingredients together in a large bowl
Topping:
½ cup flour
½ cup pumpkin seeds
½ cup brown sugar
1 tsp grated nutmeg
¼ cup cold butter
Toss ingredients together and work butter in with fingers until crumbly.

Fill tart shells and top with crumble. Bake until puffy and lightly browned about 20 minutes in a 400o oven. Makes 12 medium tarts.
Enjoy with a pot of Pumpkin Chai or Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos tea
We can make these for you...just give us a call to order a special treat for your family this Thanksgiving.

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