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Butter Tart Squares

What’s more Canadian than butter tarts? This square version makes serving a slice.

April 8th, 2012

Text excerpted from Robin Hood Baking © 2010 Smucker Foods of Canada Corp. & Robert Rose Inc. Photographs copyright © 2010 Robert Wigington & Robert Rose Inc. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.

What’s more Canadian than butter tarts? This square version makes serving a slice.

Servings
25
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
40 minutes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons confectioner's icing sugar, sifted
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, cut in chunks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/3 cups lightly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup raisins
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan. Set aside.

  2. To Prepare Crust:Combine flour, icing sugar and butter in a food processor fitted with a metal blade and process until crumbly, about 20 seconds. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until light golden.

  3. To Prepare Topping:Combine eggs, brown sugar, butter, vinegar and vanilla in a mixing bowl. Beat just until blended. Stir in raisins. Pour over crust.

  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes longer or until set and browned. Cool completely in pan on rack, then cut into squares.

Butter Tart Squares

2 responses to “Butter Tart Squares”

  1. janet says:

    I add 1/4 cup corn syrup to my squares and they are gooey and wonderful.

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