Thursday, November 5, 2009

Butter Tarts

Butter Tarts
from Peggy
Pastry:
2 cups flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp baking powder
7/8 cup shortening
1 Tbsp milk
1 egg, beaten

Filling:
4 eggs
2 cups brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup melted margarine
1 cup raisins
1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
1/2 cup coconut

For pastry: Mix dry ingredients. Cut in shortening until blended. Add milk and egg. Form into balls and press into small muffin tins to line sides and bottom.

For filling: Beat eggs, add sugar and vanilla. Pour margarine over. Add other ingredients. Mix well. Put 1 Tbsp in each tart shell.

Bake at 350° for 30 minutes.

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