Sonrisa's Butter Tart Squares


You'll never have to fuss with pastry again! These are just as delicious and half the fuss!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 35 mins
1 9-inch square pan



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ½ cup cold butter


  • 2 eggs, beaten

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter

  • 1 cup brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 cup raisins

  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Whisk 1 cup flour and white sugar together in a bowl; cut 1/2 cup cold butter into flour mixture with a pastry blender until crumbly. Press flour mixture evenly into the bottom of a 9-inch square cake pan.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Remove to cool slightly, leaving oven on.

  4. Whisk eggs and 2 tablespoons melted butter together in a bowl; whisk in brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, baking powder, and vanilla extract. Stir raisins and pecans into egg mixture; pour over the base.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until top springs back when touched, about 20 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

220 Calories
10g Fat
31g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 220
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 42mg 14%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 22g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 120mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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