Tart Cookies Almond Raspberry Tassies

posted by Rusty 12-20-101 12:51 PM

Almond Raspberry Tassies

Pastry Dough:
1/2 Cup Butter or margarine -- Softened
3 Ounces Cream cheese
1 Cup Flour

1/4 Cup Raspberry preserves
1/2 Cup Sugar
1/2 Cup Almond paste -- 2-ounces
2 Egg yolks
3 Tablespoons Flour
2 Tablespoons Milk
1 Tablespoon Orange juice

Pastry Dough: Blend softened butter and cream cheese. Stir in flour. Cover and chill. Divide dough into 24 balls. Press into sides and bottom of small muffin tins. Fill with almond-raspberry filling.

Filling: Put 1/2 teaspoon raspberry preserves into each unbaked shell. Use your fingers to combine sugar and almond paste. Add egg yolks one at a time. Beat well as you add each yolk. Blend in other ingredients. Spoon into shells. Bake in a 400 oven for 15 minutes. Cool before removing from pan. Store in refrigerator or freeze.

Makes 24

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