BUTTER TARTS

Butter Tarts Recipe

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Loretta Jasper

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@shadowbaddo

Every Christmas and New Years, my mom made these...and it just wouldn't be Christmas without them...they are to die for delicious, and sinfully rich...easy to make, and everyone loves them, they disappear fast, better make a double batch...I always do...

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
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Serves:
12 large or 24 tiny tarts
Prep:
35 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
corn syrup/light karo syrup
3 Tbsp
butter, softened
1 large
egg
1/2 c
raisins, or currants
2 Tbsp
medium or fine coconut
2 Tbsp
finely chopped pecans
1 1/2 tsp
vinegar
salt, just a pinch
12 large
unbaked pastry tart shells, your own or store bought, (or 24 miniature shells)

How to Make BUTTER TARTS

Step-by-Step

  • 1Pre-heat oven to 375 degrees...

    Cream brown sugar, syrup and butter well in medium bowl...

    then add: the next 6 ingredients and stir well....
  • 2Divide among pastry shells, and bake in 375 degree oven for 20 minutes for the reg/large size tarts and 10 - 15 minutes for the miniature size tarts...
  • 3This is supposed to make 12 large tarts, or 24 mini tarts, but I find I usually come up short, so I always double the recipe, besides, they are so good, you'll want extras...lol....enjoy...

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About BUTTER TARTS

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Pies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #pies, #tarts