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Cashew Tassie Cups Recipe

These little treats are packed with plenty of flavor. The nutty filling sits in rich-tasting mini pastry shells. Delicious!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • FILLING:
  • 2/3 cup coarsely chopped cashews
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth; stir in flour. Shape into 1-in. balls. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of ungreased miniature muffin cups. Spoon cashews into shells; set aside.
  • 2. In another small bowl, beat the brown sugar, egg and vanilla until combined; spoon over nuts. Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until filling is set and pastry is golden brown. Cool for 10 minute before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 215 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 156 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.