Maple Tarts

4 tbsp butter

4 tbsp cornstarch

1 ½ cups maple syrup

½ cup hot water

Baked tart shells


Melt butter and blend in cornstarch over low heat. Remove from heat and stir in maple syrup and hot water. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly until mixture thickens. Then continue cooking for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and let cool at least 15 minutes. Then spoon into tart shells. Serve plain or garnish with whipped cream or nuts. 8 large servings.