Tested till perfect Chocolate Butter Tart Squares

Chocolate Butter Tart Squares

Less work to make than individual tarts, these squares boast a layer of dark chocolate hidden under a sweet, gooey filling.

By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Holiday Best: 2001

Recipe2 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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  • Portion size 40


  • 4 4eggeggs
  • 2 cups 2cupspacked brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupall-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup 1/4cupbutter, softened
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvanilla
  • 1 tsp 1tspbaking powder
  • pinch pinchsalt
  • 1/2 cup 1/2cupsemisweet chocolate chips

Perfect Pastry

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Grease 13- x 9-inch (3.5 L) metal cake pan; line with parchment paper. Set aside.

In large bowl, whisk together eggs, sugar, flour, butter, vanilla, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to 17- x 13-inch (43 x 33 cm) rectangle; fit into bottom and up sides of prepared pan, tucking overhang behind pastry on sides. Sprinkle chocolate over bottom; spread filling evenly over top.

Bake in bottom third of 400°F (200°C) oven until filling is set and crust is golden, 25 minutes. Let cool completely in pan on rack. Cut into squares. (Make-ahead: Layer between waxed paper in airtight container; store for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 1 month.)

Nutritional Information Per square: about

cal 112 pro 1g total fat 5g sat. fat 2g
carb 16g fibre 0 chol 33mg sodium 54mg

% RDI:

calcium 2 iron 4 vit A 3 folate 4
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