• Top 10 Five Stars - 04

    From Dave Drum@1:261/38 to All on Tue Oct 24 05:36:54 2023
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    Title: Caramel Tassies
    Categories: Cheese, Candy, Dairy, Chocolate
    Yield: 48 servings

    1 c Butter, softened
    6 oz Cream cheese, softened
    2 c All-purpose flour

    14 oz Bag caramels
    1/4 c + 3 tb evaporated milk

    1/4 c Shortening
    1/4 c Butter; softened
    2 c Confectioners' sugar
    2 tb Evaporated milk
    4 tb Melted dark chocolate; opt

    In a large bowl, cream butter and cream cheese for 3-4
    minutes until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and
    mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy
    to handle.

    Roll dough into 1" balls; press onto the bottoms and up
    the sides of ungreased miniature muffin cups. Prick
    bottoms with a fork. Bake @ 375+|F/190+|C until golden
    brown, 15-17 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before removing
    from pans to wire racks.

    In a small heavy saucepan over low heat, melt caramels
    with milk. Remove from the heat; cool slightly. Using 2
    spoons, fill pastry cups with caramel mixture. Cool to
    room temperature.

    For the frosting, in a small bowl, beat shortening and
    butter until smooth. Gradually beat in confectioners'
    sugar and milk until fluffy. Pipe onto filling. If
    desired, drizzle with melted chocolate. Store in the

    Jane Bricker, Scottdale, Pennsylvania

    Makes: 4 dozen

    RECIPE FROM: https://www.tasteofhome.com

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