Caramel Cup Tassies


These tassies are great. I don't make them a lot because I can't stop eating them! ENJOY!

2 dozen


  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour

  • 1 cup butter flavored shortening

  • 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup shortening

  • cup white sugar

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Beat together the cream cheese, flour, and 1 cup of the butter flavored shortening until well combined. Press dough into a mini muffin tin.

  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 minutes.

  4. Melt the caramels in the microwave or on the stovetop. Add 1 (5 ounce) can of the evaporated milk and 2 teaspoons of the coffee liqueur. Set aside to thicken.

  5. To Make The Topping: Combine the butter, the remaining 1/2 cup shortening, the remaining 5 ounces evaporated milk, white sugar and 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur. Beat for at least 8 minutes.

  6. To Assemble: Pour caramel mixture into the baked cups, filling them halfway. Wait 10 minutes and then top with the topping mix. Sprinkle with ground pecans, if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

648 Calories
45g Fat
56g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 648
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 45g 58%
Saturated Fat 18g 88%
Cholesterol 50mg 17%
Sodium 215mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 56g 20%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 36g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 126mg 10%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 188mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.