Christmas Cranberry-Nut Tassies (Mini)

READY IN: 1hr 35mins
Recipe by kitty.rock

Serve these bite-size gems when family and friends drop in during the holidays, or box them up to give as gifts with hot cocoa mix, tea or winter blend coffee. This recipe comes from the "Southern Living Little Book of Mini Muffins & More..." NOTE: Preparation time includes 1-hour chill time for dough.

Top Review by davianng

I just noticed I never rated these! Made them at a pre-Christmas family bake-off, and they were a hit. Not overly sweet, seemed to appeal more to adult tastes, but a perfect compliment to the standard sweet cookies in a holiday gift box.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat 1/2 cup butter and cream cheese at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Gradually add flour, beating well.
  3. Cover and chill dough 1 hour.
  4. Shape dough into 24 (1-inch) balls. Press 1 dough ball into each lightly greased cup of miniature muffin pans, shaping each into a shell.
  5. Combine egg and next 3 ingredients; stir in cranberries and pecans.
  6. Spoon 1 tablespoon mixture into each shell.
  7. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes or until filling is set.
  8. Remove from pans immediately, and let cool completely on wire racks.

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