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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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
20 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
1 dozen butter tarts
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

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  • Whisk brown sugar, currants, egg, butter, and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Spoon into tart shells; place tarts on a baking sheet.

  • 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

256 calories; protein 2.2g 4% DV; carbohydrates 41.2g 13% DV; fat 9.7g 15% DV; cholesterol 23.4mg 8% DV; sodium 122.1mg 5% DV. Full Nutrition