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    Tea Time Tassies

    Tea Time Tassies

    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.

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    • Crust:

    • 3

      oz Cream Cheese, softened

    • ½

      cup Butter, softened

    • 1

      cup Flour

    • Filling:

    • 1

      tbsp Butter, softened

    • ¾

      cup Brown Sugar

    • 1


    • 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.