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Butter Tart Shortbread Bars


"Butter tart filling over a shortbread crust. Yum!"
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1 h 40 m servings 249 cals
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 9-inch square pan)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat 7/8 cup butter and confectioners' sugar together with a spoon in a large bowl until smooth. Stir in flour and salt. Press mixture into a 9-inch square baking pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly golden, about 14 minutes. Remove to cool 10 for minutes, leaving oven on.
  4. Beat eggs, brown sugar, 3 tablespoons melted butter, and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Sprinkle raisins over cooled crust; pour egg mixture over raisins.
  5. Bake in the preheated oven until top springs back when touched, about 30 minutes. Cool completely before cutting into bars.


  • Cook's Note:
  • If dough seems too dry, stir in 1 to 2 tablespoons softened butter.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 249 calories; 13 g fat; 31 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 56 mg cholesterol; 137 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Butter tart and shortbread? Together? Yum....I had to try it. I followed the recipe exactly. When I poured the butter tart filling onto the shortbread crust I nearly went back to make more (fill...