Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Nut Cups

Nut Cups

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
30 minutes
48 mini pies
Contains nuts, Good for parties/potlucks


8 ounces cream cheese
1 cup butter
2 cups flour
confectioner's sugar

1 1/2 cups brown sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.

  2. Combine cream cheese and butter, add flour and mix well.

  3. Chill.

  4. Divide dough into quarters, divide each quarter into 12 balls.

  5. Press ball on bottom and sides of miniature muffin pans.

  6. Combine eggs, brown sugar and vanilla. Stir in nuts.

  7. Spoon into pastry shells filling each cup 3/4 of the way.

  8. Bake for 30 minutes.

  9. Cool 5 minutes before removing from pan.

  10. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.


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