Recipe By LVCLKC
Published Mar 22nd
Nut Cookie Tartlets
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 40 cookies Calories 245.2

Small pie like cookies with a nut filling. Mini muffin tins may be used. These can also be frozen

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup butter
  • 6 tablespoons white sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 To make Pastry: Cream together butter and cream cheese. Add the 6 tablespoons white sugar, 2 cups flour and blend well.
  2. 2 Shape into balls about 1 inch in diameter (flour palms of hands to facilitate rolling). Place ball in greased tartlet pan and flatten. Should fill pan by 3/4.
  3. 3 To Make Filling: Mix together vanilla, egg, brown sugar, and chopped nuts.
  4. 4 After flattening ball in tartlet tin make a thumb print in center and fill with a full 1/2 teaspoon of nut filling.
  5. 5 Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) oven for 17 to 20 minutes. Cool completely before removing from pan.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 245.2
  • Carbohydrate 22.5 g
  • Cholesterol 43.1 mg
  • Fat 16.4 g
  • Fiber 0.7 g
  • Protein 3.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 8.2 g
  • Sodium 96.7 mg
  • Sugar 12 g


  1. Wonderful and easy to make.!!
  2. I Loved it my family loved it my guests loved it and wanted the recipe. This was the easiest "pie"/"tart"/cookie recipe I've ever made with the only time consuming process being rolling out the dough and cutting it into circles to drop into my muffin tin. I split the nut recipe into walnut and pecan - Read more ...
  3. Delicious though I'm not sure why they have the word "cookie" in the title they seem like tarts to me. I did make a few changes here are my edits: Your butter and cream cheese should be room temperature. After making the pastry pop it in the fridge while you make the nut filling this - Read more ...
  4. these have been a family favorite for years. So glad others are able to enjoy our golden cups too!
  5. Using the 1 inch balls per the recipe makes these cookies very thick. I used 1/2 inch balls and they come out just right. I also had to make another batch of the cookie dough because there was a lot of the nut filling left. All in all with a little adjustment to the recipe - Read more ...
  6. Yummy! Like little pecan pies with walnuts. Be careful not to overfill the tarts the filling bubbles and expands during baking. I used mini muffin tins and they worked great.
  7. These are easy and delicious!