Dark Chocolate & Flaked Salt Butter Tarts

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1. Preheat the oven to 425(f) degrees. Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin pan & set aside until ready to use.
2. On a lightly floured surface roll out the prepared pie dough to ¼ inch thick. Using a large biscuit cutter, slice dough into 12 rounds & transfer to the prepared pan. Shape edges to form the tart shells.
3. In a mixing bowl whisk together the butter, sugar, corn syrup, egg, vanilla & salt until well combined.
4. Evenly divide chocolate amongst tart shells. Evenly divide the filling until each shell is ¾ full.
5. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, until the filling is bubbly. Finish with a sprinkle of salt & a pastry maple leaf.

*Create the maple leafs using a leaf pastry cutter & the pie dough scraps. Simple roll out, cut, brush with egg wash & bake until golden brown.


1 single-crust pie dough

¼ cup unsalted butter, melted

½ cup light brown sugar, packed

½ cup corn syrup

1 large egg, whisked

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

½ teaspoon fine salt

½ cup dark chocolate, chopped

Flaked salt, to finish

12 pastry maple leafs*

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