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Canadian Butter Tarts

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened (1/2 Cup Plus 1/4 Cup)
  Powdered sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dark corn syrup 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Currants/Chopped raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Heat oven to 350°.
Mix flour, 1/2 cup margarine and the powdered sugar.
Divide into 24 equal pieces.
Press each piece against bottom and side of ungreased small muffin cup, 1 3/4 x 1 inch.
Do not allow pastry to extend above tops of cups.
Mix brown sugar and 1/4 cup margarine.
Stir in corn syrup, egg, salt and currants.
Spoon scant tablespoonful mixture into each muffin cup.
Bake until filling is set and crust is light brown, about 20 minutes.
Cool in muffin cups 20 minutes.
Remove from muffin cups with tip of knife; cool on wire rack.
Top with sweetened whipped cream if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2704 Calories from Fat 1216

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 137 g210.4%

Saturated Fat 24.9 g124.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 775.8 mg32.3%

Total Carbohydrates 361 g120.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 219.1 g

Protein 20 g40.3%

Vitamin A 121.5% Vitamin C 19.4%

Calcium 21.5% Iron 47.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Canadian Butter Tarts Recipe