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Tea Time Tassies

  • 12 servings
  • Mins
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  • Mins
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I started making these in the early 80's. I bought my first miniature muffin tin so that I could make these. I took these to many potlucks, baby showers, bridal showers, graduations parties through the years. I think I found this recipe in a small Pillsbury grocery store cookbook. This recipe doubles very well.


3 oz Cream Cheese, softened
½ cup Butter, softened
1 cup Flour
1 tbsp Butter, softened
¾ cup Brown Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp Vanilla
cup Nuts, chopped
6 Maraschino Cherries, if desired


Crust: Mix together the cream cheese, butter and flour. Chill for one hour. Make into small balls. Spread in mini muffin tins. Filling: Mix together butter, brown sugar, egg, vanilla and chopped nuts. Place a spoonful of filling in the crust. Top with 1/2 slice of maraschino cherry, if desired. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes.

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