5 from 1 vote
Best Butter Tart Recipe Ever
Prep Time
25 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
The best butter tart you've ever tasted! Perfect for this holiday season.
Servings: 12 tarts
Author: Jamie Lundstrom - So Much Better With Age
Ingredients
  • 1 pie pastry recipe
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup corn syrup
  • 1/4 cup Crisco shortening (or butter)
  • 1 egg slightly beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup currants or raisins
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 deg F. 

  2. Make pie pastry and roll out pastry thinly and cut into 4" rounds.

  3. Fit into 12 count muffin tin (no need to grease).

  4. Combine all filling ingredients and mix well.

  5. Fill 1/2 of each pastry cups with filling.

  6. Bake on bottom shelf for 12-15 min or just until set.

  7. Don't overbake and underbaking will make them runny.

  8. Cool in tin then remove to wire cooling rack.