Butter tarts are Canada’s ‘raisin d’être’, the quintessential treat for Canadians young and old. Whether you love them traditional and gooey or chock full of plump raisins, one thing is certain – butter tarts are uniquely Canadian and are an essential component of our heritage. This year, Cohn & Wolfe wants to give butter tarts the recognition they deserve.

Let’s make butter tarts Canada’s official national dessert to celebrate Canada 150.

Sign our petition, e-mail your MP, and submit your favourite recipes to join the national butter tart movement.


If you feel as strongly about butter tarts as we do, sign our petition and make your voice heard in celebration of Canada 150!

Be sweet – butter up your Member of Parliament and tell them why the butter tart should be declared Canada’s national dessert!

Think you make the best butter tarts in Canada? Submit your tried-and-true recipes here and we’ll feature the best ones!

Every baker needs a Classic Canadian Butter Tart recipe in their collection. Add Bobbette & Belle’s ooey, gooey butter tart to yours!

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