Helen's Butter Tarts

Helen's Butter Tarts Recipe

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Rhonda Wheeler


This was given to me 30 years ago and is very simple to make.


★★★★★ 2 votes

20 Min
30 Min


  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/3 c
    corn syrup, light
  • 1
    egg; beaten
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 2/3 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 4 Tbsp
    cold water; more if needed

How to Make Helen's Butter Tarts


  1. Two crust pie pastry; Cut in oil into flour and salt using pastry blender of crisscrossing 2 knives until dough is crumbled.
  2. Sprinkle dough with cold water 1 tablespoon at a time.Toss with fork till all flour is moistened.
  3. Roll into a ball. Roll out on floured table or board.Cut size to fit tart shell pan or cupcake pan.Can use glass the size to fit.
  4. Put dough into tart shell pan or cupcake pan. Form it to fit.
  5. Mix first six ingredients. Fold in raisins.
  6. Fill tart shell or cupcake pan 3/4 full with filling
  7. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes then reduce to 350 degrees for 20 minutes.

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About Helen's Butter Tarts

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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