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E's Too Decadent Butter Tart Squares Recipe

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Submitted by Chez_Belle

Makes 16 servings



190 cals & 9g fat (6.2 saturated!) use VERY sparingly.

Recipe Ingredients for E's too decadent Butter Tart Squares


Shortbread Base:
1/2 cup (113 grams) unsalted butter, chilled, and cut into 1 inch (2.54 cm) pieces
3 tablespoon (40 grams) white sugar
1 cup (140 grams) all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt

Filling:
1/4 cup (57 grams) unsalted butter, softened
1 cup (215 grams) light brown sugar
2 large eggs
1/4 cup (60 ml) light corn syrup
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon (15 grams) all purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
2/3 cup raisins

Recipe Directions for E's too decadent Butter Tart Squares

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C) and place oven rack in the center of the oven. Butter (or use a non stick cooking spray) an 8 x 8 inch (20 x 20 cm) pan.

  2. Shortbread Base: In the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the flour and salt and beat until the dough just comes together. Press onto the bottom of your greased pan and bake for about 20 to 25 minutes, or until pale golden in color. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool while you make the filling.

  3. Filling: In your food processor or with a hand mixer, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, until incorporated. Then beat in the corn syrup and vanilla extract. Stir in the flour, salt, and baking powder.

  4. Sprinkle the raisins or nuts evenly over the baked shortbread base. Then pour the filling over the raisins (and/or nuts) and bake for about 20 - 25 minutes or until the filling is set. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

  5. Makes 16 - 2 inch squares.

Categories

Dessert, Christmas, Thanksgiving

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 47.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
190
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
49mg
16%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
110mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates
26.1g
9%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
18.4g
Protein
1.8g
Vitamin A 7% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 2% Iron 4%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D+
  Good points
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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