Nut Tassies

The ultimate holiday dessert or appetizer but can be enjoyed literally any time of year as we do!
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
30 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Appetizer, Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Servings 72 Nut Tassies

Ingredients
  

Pie Filling (mix everything together and set aside)

  • 3 tbsp melted butter
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 cups finely chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)

Dough (do not chill)

  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 9 oz. cream cheese

Instructions
 

  • combine flour, butter, cream cheese and mix by hand
  • Make into one-inch dough balls
  • place individual dough balls into tartlet pans
  • press dough to fit into the pans creating a
  • Cut off any excess dough above the pan
  • add filling and bake at 350* for 15-20 min.
  • let cool for approx. 20-30 min. and remove from pan.