Raisin Butter Tarts

Raisin Butter Tarts


"This is another old recipe from our ancestral heritage. These are very good."


servings 368 cals
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Original recipe yields 14 servings



  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 15.4 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 171 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Beat the egg with the sugar using a fork until well blended. Stir in the melted butter, lemon juice, nutmeg, and raisins. Fill tart shells half full.
  3. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes. Allow tarts to stand for a few minutes in the pans before removing to racks to cool.
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  1. 15 Ratings


This recipe is delicious, but the raisins coupled with the brown sugar make it too sweet. I might try substituting some of the brown sugar for flour. The time and temperature also work with just...

I doubled the recipe, but added only 3/4 of a cup of raisons total, and also a good cup of chopped pecans, poured it into two 9" pie crusts, and baked for 15 minutes, cooled for one hour and the...

Just like mom's

they were the best butter tarts, we ever tried, hubby just loved them. thank you Doreen

Easy to make...great tasting

These were easy to make, but I found they had too much lemon. Otherwise, these are good.

This was my first attempt at butter tarts, they turned out great. I cheated and used ready to bake pie crusts to fit in the muffin tins (not a very good crust maker.


awesome....easy to make, i used a smaller tart shell got 30 tarts from this recipe, used 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup and 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 1/2 talespoon more butter. these are not ...