Walnut Tassis Recipe

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WALNUT TASSIS

Linda Durham

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@Linda_Durham

This recipe is from the BAKE OFF COOKBOOK 1961-1980. The bake offs are held every year at the Tanana Valley State Fair held in my home town of Fairbanks Alaska. I can never make enough of these tasty little treats. Believe me, you can't eat just one!! Try them out and let me know what you think.


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Serves:

makes 24

Prep:

1 Hr 30 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Ingredients

3 oz
cream cheese
1/2 c
butter or margarine
1 c
sifted flour
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla
dash(es)
salt
3/4 c
brown sugar
1 Tbsp
butter or marg
2/3 c
chopped walnuts

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream Cheese Pastry
Soften cream cheese and butter and blend together. Stir in flour, Chill 1 hour
Shape into 1" balls; place in ungreased 1-3/4" muffin pans, pressing dough evenly on bottom and sides. (I use the back of a 1/2 tsp measuring spoon to help do this.)
2
Walnut Filling:
Beat together egg, vanill, salt, brn sugar and 1
TBLSP. butter, just until smooth. Add walnuts and stir.
3
Fill pastry cups 1/2 full. Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes or until filling is set. Cool before removing from pan.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies