Very Berry Pie & Butter Tarts | 4th of July and Canada Day Desserts!

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Classic Butter Tarts
This yummy Canadian classic is the perfect dessert for your Canada Day party!
Premade pie dough (or homemade crust)
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup corn syrup
2 eggs
1/4 cup melted butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Preheat the oven to 375ºF.

Line a 6-cup nonstick baking tin with the pie dough circles. Make sure the circles hang over slightly. If using raisins or pecans, divide them between each muffin cup.

In a large bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, corn syrup, eggs, melted butter, vanilla and vinegar. Pour the mixture into each lined muffin cup.

Bake the tarts until the crust is golden and the filling has formed a crust and is just set, about 17 to 20 minutes.

***Be sure to allow the tarts to cool completely before enjoying.

Very Berry 4th of July Pie
This is a wonderful patriotic dessert that is perfect for your Fourth of July celebrations!
2 premade, rolled out pie dough sheets (or homemade dough)
2 cups quartered strawberries
1/2 cup blueberries
1/2 cup raspberries
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 lemon, juiced
1 egg, beaten
Sugar for sprinkling

Preheat the oven to 350ºF.

Line your baking dish with one of the pie dough sheets. Cut stars and stripes out of the other and set them aside.

To make the filling, in a large bowl, combine the berries, cornstarch, sugar and lemon juice. Transfer the filling into the lined pie dish. Top with the stars and stripes and brush with the beaten egg. Sprinkle the top of the pie with a bit of sugar.

Bake the pie until the crust is golden, about 1 hour.

*** Bake on a foil lined baking sheet for easier clean up.

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