Walnut Tassis

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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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

makes 24
1 Hr 30 Min
25 Min


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



  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.

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Course/Dish: Pies

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