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Old 03-25-2011, 10:44 AM   #33
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Butter Tart Squares

1 c. AP flour
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 c. butter

2 Tbsp butter, melted
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 c. packed brown sugar
2 Tbsp AP flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp vanilla
pinch of salt
1 c. raisins (optional)
a generous 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, coarsely chopped

In a bowl, combine flour with sugar, using a pastry blender, cut in butter until crumbly. Press into a 9 inch square cake pan. Bake at 350* for 15 mins.

Meanwhile, in a bowl, mix butter with eggs. Blend in sugar, flour, baking powder, vanilla and salt. Stir in (raisins and) nuts. Pour over base.
Bake in a 350* oven until top springs back wihen lightly touched; about 20 to 25 mins. Let cool.
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