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Smorgasbord Special Butter Tarts

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“This tried and true recipe has been enjoyed by many. Hope you like it! Makes enough filling for 1 dozen 3-inch tarts or 2 dozen 2-inch tarts. Recipe may be doubled, tripled, etc.”
12 tarts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pour boiling water over currants and let sit for 10 minutes. Drain. Place currants on paper towel to absorb extra water. Place about 1 teaspoon currants in each tart shell.
  2. Combine butter, cream, brown sugar, egg, vanilla, and lemon juice until mixed. Mixture will have bits of butter remaining and will looked curdled --- this is normal. Pour about 1 1/2 to 2 tablespoons of filling over currants in each tart.
  3. Bake at 400F for about 15 minutes.
  4. (If making 2-inch tarts use about 1/2 teaspoons of currants and 2 to 3 tsps. of filling per tart).

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