Recipe By MLZ
Published Jan 16th
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 2 dozen Calories 647.6

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

Recipe Ingredients

  • 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
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. 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. 3 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 minutes.
  4. 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. 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. 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

  • Calories 647.6
  • Carbohydrate 55.7 g
  • Cholesterol 49.9 mg
  • Fat 45.2 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 6.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 17.5 g
  • Sodium 215.1 mg
  • Sugar 35.6 g

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  1. The caramel filling was very runny. (Caramel apples use 2 T milk for a 14 oz bag of caramels.) I doubled the topping recipe and added half of it to the runny caramel mix. I also had to double the number of cups to hold all the filling. (A definite perk since these are so - Read more ...
  2. these should be named little slices of heaven these are great!
  3. I thought these were wonderful. I made them for a friend's wedding and not only were they delicious they were beautiful too. To the person who said she was an experienced baker maybe you had a bad baking day. They are challenging but worth the work. Also the shells may not taste good alone but - Read more ...
  4. I followed the recipe to a T and the pastry was awful what a mess.But when I went back to the original tassie pastry recipe and used margarine instead of the butter flavored shortening they were really yummy!
  5. I made these last X-mas for a cookie exchange at work. Everyone raved. I am making them again this year with the exception that I'll be making dozens more. Thanks for this wonderfully sinful treat!!
  6. I recently attended a wedding where there were tassies such as these..... or at least that is what I thought. I followed the directions to a T and they were dreadful. I was thoroughly dissapointed with the results. A total waste of time and money. I am an avid baker and found this to be - Read more ...
  7. I just made these for a wedding reception and everyone thought they were delicious. They take time but they are well worth it.
  8. These tassies were WELL worth the time! My ONLY problem was the tummy ache I got! Need to add a note. DON'T EAT THEM ALL AT ONE TIME!:-)))))
  9. I made these cookies for a potluck picnic we attended. They were a great hit and I had many requests for the receipe. I know I'll be making them often for my own family