Peanut Butter Tarts Recipe

Try these Peanut Butter Tarts for a delicious end to an appetizing meal. Learn how to make/prepare Peanut Butter Tarts by following this easy recipe.
Peanut Butter Tarts Recipe
Preparation Time 65 Minutes
Cooking Time 10 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
Calories Per Serving 639
  • ½ cup Shortening
  • ½ cup White Sugar
  • ½ cup packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • ½ cup Peanut Butter
  • 1¼ cups All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • ¾ tsp Baking Soda
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 12 miniature chocolate covered Peanut Butter Cups (unwrapped)
  • 1 cup frozen Whipped Topping (thawed)
How to make Peanut Butter Tarts:
  • Combine shortening, brown sugar and white sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Mix well to cream the contents.
  • Add egg and peanut butter. Stir well.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a separate bowl.
  • Add the flour mixture to the peanut butter mixture and mix.
  • Refrigerate the dough for about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 375 °F (190 °C).
  • Grease a mini muffin pan lightly.
  • Divide the dough into walnut size balls.
  • Place the balls in muffin cups and flatten them lightly on top.
  • Bake the muffins for about 8 to 10 minutes till they turn light brown.
  • Unwrap the mini peanut butter cups.
  • Press the peanut butter cups into the center of the cookie tarts while still hot.
  • Let the cookies cool and remove from the pan.
  • Pipe whipped topping into the center of the peanut butter cup using a pastry bag.