Caramel Butter Tarts Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexAverage
MethodMain Ingredient


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Confectioners sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine3 Tablespoon, softened
 Packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Egg1 , beaten
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Currants/Cut up raisins1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

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 mg

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


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.