Butter Tarts II

Butter Tarts II


"This is a recipe from my seventh grade Home Economics class. These are the only butter tarts by husband will eat!"


30 m servings 243 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 243 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C.)
  2. In a large bowl, beat the egg, then beat in brown sugar and salt. Stir in vanilla and lemon extract. Beat until light and bubbly, then stir in melted butter. Fold in raisins. Drop filling by spoonfuls into tart shells.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake an additional 20 to 25 minutes, until filling is set and pastry is golden brown.
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  1. 39 Ratings


this was an excellent recipe, although I found out on all three times I made this that you need to reduce the final cooking time by half and at a much lower heat or else they over cook, then the...

This is a very simple recipe for something so good! I left out the lemon juice, I thought it might take away from the sweetness I was looking for. I also cut the cooking time in half, that's ver...

Super easy and delisious

I loved the simplicity of this recipe. I made this with my mini muffin pan and cut out pre-made pie dough into tiny circles and filled them according to the recipe. The only thing I did not like...

These are scrumptious! I left out the lemon extract the second time I made them and we liked them even better. Also good with pecans substituted for the raisins!

Delicious! I omitted the lemon and vanilla extract, as well as the raisins. I put a pecan half on the tops, and baked at 400 for 10 minutes, and at 350 for 15 minutes and mine were perfect.

This one is close to tasting like traditional Canadian butter tarts, but does not include walnuts and is not runny enough in the center if the recipe is followed to the T.

I was hesitant to use this recipe as didn't seem to be traditional. Well, throw those worries away! My Fiancée playfully proposed again after his first one...and as he gobbled up the last o...

These were quick and easy to whip up. As recommended, I omitted the lemon extract and did the second bake for only 10-12min only. Yummy!