Awesome Buttertarts

Awesome Buttertarts


"This is an old recipe that everyone always asks for when they try these tarts. They are best when eaten about 5 minutes out of the oven, but are great any time. Store these in a sealed container."


30 m servings 294 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 294 kcal
  • 15%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 39.9g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 139 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C.) Arrange tart shells on a cookie sheet.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together brown sugar, butter, eggs, cream and vanilla. Stir in raisins and pecans. Divide filling into 24 (3 inch) tart shells.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 16 to 20 minutes, or until filling is set.


  • Editors Note
  • These are equally delicious made with 1 cup of chocolate chips instead of the raisins and pecans.
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  1. 19 Ratings


Finally I found a recipe that is similar to my mom's and not icky corn syrup in the ingredients. A trick I learned over the years is not to mix the raisins & walnuts into the filling but to put...

Great tarts I doubled the raisins and nuts.Nothing but praise for them. Even my 95 year old mother wanted the recipe.

I have used this recipe for several years and have recommended it to several people. I am surprised there are not more ratings. I have cooked for 40 years (+) and have found this recipe to be ...

These taste so good and are so easy to make.

I run the food service at a college and the kids really loved these.!! Best buttertarts ever! I used 1/2 cup chopped pecans and 1/2 cup milk chocolate chips and they tasted just like the chocolate Turtles you buy at Christmas! Wow! Thanks for ...

Just made these today and they are fabulous! I didn't have pecans, so used some chopped up hazelnuts that I had around. I also added a bit more raisins (about 1/4 cup). They are VERY tasty an...

Found them to be a little too sweet, next time I will lower the amount of brown sugar. Otherwise a very creamy buttertart. I will make them again.

These butter tarts were outstanding! I used some pre-made pie crust and molded it into muffin tins. I replaced the pecans with chopped toasted coconut chips and I doubled the raisins. The rec...