Butter Tarts82 Reviews
“Old family recipe from my daughter-in-laws family in southern Mississippi. It is very good.” - by Barbara
Original recipe yields 2 dozen
- Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C).
- Cream the butter, sugar and eggs well. Add remaining ingredients and mix thoroughly.
- Pour batter into tart shells, no more than half full. Bake for 20 - 25 minutes. Watch carefully!!--they'll burn quickly. Filling will keep in the refrigerator for 2 weeks or so. Liquid coffee creamer can be used for cream. Use any good pie pastry for shells.
Amount Per Serving (12 total)
- 641 cal
- 31.5 g
- 85.5 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (82)Rate This Recipe
"This is a very good recipe and I have been using it for a while. The only thing I changed was to add some vanilla. I think the vanilla gives it a fuller flavour. These are a favorite in my house!..." See more"
"I have been using a recipe given to me by a professional baker for over 20 years. This one is the only recipe to beat mine. Thanks so much. ..." See more"
"These were wonderful! I did add the vanilla as another person suggested and I was glad I did. My only wish is I could put more "stuff" in them. But since they rise quite high while baking, it is im..." See moreportant not to over-fill them, or you will end up with a mess! TIP: If you are starting off with frozen shells, pop them in the oven for 5 minutes UNFILLED to ensure they will be fully cooked when the filling is."
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