Christmas Day is around the corner.Just last week,I started to bake Christmas cookies.I should start posting my baking sooner but I still having severe cough and sore throat for almost a month.Each day by the time I finished baking,I was exhausted after washing and cleaning.No energy to take photos or write any posting at all.Well ,after weeks with all the medicine I took to cure my coughing,I can said now I feel much better.Today I decided to post some of my baking entry before Christmas arrive..This year my Christmas cookies will be slight different from previous years.I challenged myself to be diversified or to bake something that I never bake before.So I decided to tried Walnut Tassie and this recipe is really good!!
8 ounces cream cheese (Room Temperature)
1 cup butter (Room Temperature) 2 sticks
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
4 large eggs
3 cups brown sugar
4 tsbp melted butter or softned butter
2 tsps vanilla
1 dash salt
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts
1:Preheat oven to 350 F.Cream together cream cheese and butter in a mixer at high speed.Add in flour and mix well.
2:Prepare 2 x 24 mini non-stick muffin pans.(Do not need to spray with oil or butter)Shape the dough into small balls about 30 gm each. Then press dough on bottom and sides of each muffin pan.
3:Beat eggs, sugar, butter, vanilla and salt until smooth and airy.Take 3/4 cup of walnuts and divide into pastry lined cups.(place on the bottom) Use a tablespoon to scoop egg mixture on top of nuts in pastry shells.
4:Top each with the remaining 3/4 cup of walnut.Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
5;Remove muffin pan from oven to wire rack to cool completely.