cranberry tarts

Cranberry Tarts

Tart and tangy these mini cranberry tarts are perfect for Thanksgiving or Christmas.  The tarts make a colourful addition to any party platter.



cranberry tarts

3 cups flour

1 tsp salt

1/2 lb vegetable shortening

1 egg


Mix flour, salt and vegetable shortening until crumbly.  To a measuring cup add 1 egg and enough milk to make 1/2 cup.  Pour wet mixture into flour mixture and combine.  Chill for at least an hour.

Cranberry Mixture

3/4 cup cranberries

1/4 cup raisins

1/4 cup sugar

1/2 tbsp flour

dash salt

1/3 cup hot water.


Combine above in blender until mixture is smooth. 

Pour into prepared tart shells using the pastry recipe above. 

Bake in a 400 degree Fahrenheit oven for 20 minutes.

Try Cranberry Almond Shortbread.

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