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Caramel Butter Tarts

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Confectioners sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon, softened
  Packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Currants/Cut up raisins 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
With hands, mix flour, 1/2 cup butter and the confectioners' sugar thoroughly.
Divide into 24 parts.
Press each part against bottom and side of ungreased small muffin cup (1 2/3 inches in diameter).
Do not allow pastry to extend above tops of cups.
Mix 3 tablespoons butter and the brown sugar.
Stir in egg, salt and currants.
Spoon scant table-spoonful mixture into each cup.
Bake until light brown, about 20 minutes.
Invert muffin pan to remove tarts.
After 15 minutes, turn tarts right sides up on wire rack; cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Butter

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