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Walnut Tassies

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"This is a traditional Christmas cookie made every year at our annual cookie baking weekend!"
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45 m servings 159
Original recipe yields 36 servings (6 dozen cookies)


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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Beat sweet butter and cream cheese together in a bowl with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy. Gradually stir flour into butter until forming a dough. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place into 3/4-inch muffin cups. Press dough into the bottom and sides of each muffin cup.
  3. Mix brown sugar, walnuts, melted butter, eggs, and vanilla extract together in a separate bowl. Spoon about 1 teaspoon of walnut filling into the dough cups.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are lightly browned and filling is cooked through, about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 159 calories; 10.4 14.9 2.2 37 66 Full nutrition

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These are very rich and delicious! I added the flour a little at a time and found I only needed about 1 1/4 cups to be able to form a good ball. I also used paper cups and baked a bit longer tha...

This is the EXACT recipe that my Aunt Tessie made every Holiday Season.I made them for the first time earlier this year and my siblings and cousins where over joyed how I captured her recipe exa...

I couldn't find my grandmother's recipe for "nut cups" so I thought I'd try this one. It seemed similar to what I could remember from hers, except for the nuts. She used pecans. That was the onl...

excellent results. i did make a few changes . i decreased the flour to 1 1/2 cups. the dough seemed more workable. i greased the tins and instead of forming balls and pushing them into the cups ...

They're just like my little Grandma Bubbles would make. Thank you so much!

These are my all-time favorite dessert! My grandma used to make these for the holidays now I make them all the time. My mom, who doesn't care for cooking or baking much helps too so that says a ...

Just like my Granny's! Thanks for sharing a family favorite.

Loved the flavor, would just brown them a bit more.

Delectable bite size treats that are perfect for entertaining, showers, etc.