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My Nana's Butter Tarts

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"These are the tarts Nana would make every Christmas, although she would make her own tart shells. I've simplified it and buy the shells already made. These are easy and delicious and so difficult to stop at just one!"
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30 m servings 256 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (1 dozen butter tarts)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. Whisk brown sugar, currants, egg, butter, and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Spoon into tart shells; place tarts on a baking sheet.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 20 minutes.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute brandy extract for the vanilla extract.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 256 calories; 9.7 g fat; 41.2 g carbohydrates; 2.2 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 122 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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