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Caramel Butter Tarts

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  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)

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

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2650 Calories from Fat 1178

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 134 g206.2%

Saturated Fat 82.7 g413.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 550.1 mg183.4%

Sodium 1122.3 mg46.8%

Total Carbohydrates 351 g117.1%

Dietary Fiber 4.6 g18.3%

Sugars 251.2 g

Protein 21 g42.4%

Vitamin A 83.8% Vitamin C 19.1%

Calcium 28% Iron 48%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Caramel Butter Tarts Recipe