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Cashew Tassie Cups

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.
  • Makes
    2 dozen

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.

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