These absolutely adorable little treats have been a favorite of mine for a while.
They're so easy to make, yet so delicious! Every bite give a different sensation. A Little sour from the cherry, a decadence from the chocolate chips and then the buttery soft goodness of the cake itself! You are going to love these!!
Ingredients1/2 C Butter (softened)
3 oz Cream Cheese (sm square) softened
2 Tblsp Sugar (white)
1 C Flour (all purpose)
1/4 tsp Salt
1 C Semisweet Chocolate chips (chopped) (can sub mini chocolate chips)
1/2 C Cherry Pie filling (minimum 24 cherries)
Instructions:Pre-Heat Oven to 350f
Spray Mini Muffin Tins with Non-Stick Baking Spray
Combine Butter, Cream Cheese and Sugar. Beat until fluffy.
Add Flour and Salt Beat until combined. Will form a "dough".
Roll dough into 24 balls. Place each ball into muffin cups.
Press dough into bottom and up sides to line the muffin cups.
Add Chocolate chips into center.
Top with One cherry & 1/4 tsp of pie filling liquid.
Bake the "Tassies" 16-20 mins or until sides appear golden brown.
Tassies will be very delicate after baking.
Remove from oven but keep tassies in tins for 15 mins till sturdy.
Remove from tins and cool on rack for one hour.
Recipe yields 24
May add 2 Tblsp Cocoa powder to Crust dough for wonderful Chocolate Crust.
May substitute Nutella for chocolate chips.