• Ingredients
  • 6 ounces cream cheese
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Combine the cream cheese, butter or margarine and flour. Mix to form a dough. Pinch off 48 equal pieces and press into mini tassie pans.
  • Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool slightly. Be careful taking out of pans, they break easily.
  • In the microwave on medium high heat. Melt the caramels and 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Stir until creamy. Pour into melted caramel into shells and top with frosting.
  • To Make Frosting: Beat the sugar, 1/3 cup evaporated milk, shortening and vanilla until light and creamy.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 148 | Total Fat: 10.4g | Cholesterol: 16mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Caramel Cups Servings Per Recipe: 48 Amount Per Serving Calories: 148

  • Total Fat: 10.4g
  • Cholesterol: 16mg
  • Sodium: 62mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.9g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.5g