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Caramel Tassies

Today is the final day of #ChristmasCookies Week and I hope you enjoyed it as much as I have! My last recipe is another new one for me, tassies.  I've made cookie cups before but these Caramel Tassies from Taste of Home were my first try at a cream cheese based dough. It's super simple to put together, cream cheese, butter and flour.  Be sure that everything is softened and that the cream cheese and butter are really fluffy before you add the flour. After it's chilled you roll it into balls and then press them up the sides of the tins.  I like to use a tart tamper for this. Dock the dough using a fork or a skewer.  This helps the bottoms of the tassie stay flat. But don't worry, if some rise up after being baked just use the tamper to push them back down while they're still hot. The caramel filling is 2 ingredients. I hate unwrapping caramels so I bought the bits instead. Like everything else, the package has been downsized. I started with 11 oz of bits and 1/4c e
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