• Ingredients
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter flavored shortening
  • 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Beat together the cream cheese, flour, and 1 cup of the butter flavored shortening until well combined. Press dough into a mini muffin tin.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 minutes.
  • Melt the caramels in the microwave or on the stovetop. Add 1 (5 ounce) can of the evaporated milk and 2 teaspoons of the coffee liqueur. Set aside to thicken.
  • To Make The Topping: Combine the butter, the remaining 1/2 cup shortening, the remaining 5 ounces evaporated milk, white sugar and 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur. Beat for at least 8 minutes.
  • To Assemble: Pour caramel mixture into the baked cups, filling them halfway. Wait 10 minutes and then top with the topping mix. Sprinkle with ground pecans, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 648 | Total Fat: 45.2g | Cholesterol: 50mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Caramel Cup Tassies Servings Per Recipe: 12 Amount Per Serving Calories: 648

  • Total Fat: 45.2g
  • Cholesterol: 50mg
  • Sodium: 215mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.7g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.6g
  • Protein: 6.7g