Butter Tarts

1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup brown sugar; packed
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 single egg
1/2 cup corn syrup
1/2 cup raisins; or currants
12 single tart shells; lined with pastry shells

In bowl, cream together butter, sugar and vanilla. Beat in egg and corn syrup. Spoon raisins into tart shells; pour in the filling, two-thirds full.

Bake in 375F oven for 15 to 18 minutes or until lightly browned.

Can subsititue maple syrup for corn syrup.

Source: A Century of Canadian Homecooking

12 servings


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