Caramel Cup Tassies Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
<br>- 2 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 cup butter flavored shortening
<br>- 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels, unwrapped
<br>- 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
<br>- 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur
<br>- ½ cup butter
<br>- ½ cup shortening
<br>- ⅔ cup white sugar
<br>- 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
<br>- 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
<br>step 2: Beat together the cream cheese, flour, and 1 cup of the butter flavored shortening until well combined. Press dough into a mini muffin tin.
<br>step 3: Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 minutes.
<br>step 4: 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.
<br>step 5: 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.
<br>step 6: 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.
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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
- ½ cup butter
- ½ cup shortening
- ⅔ cup white sugar
- 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
- 2 teaspoons coffee flavored liqueur

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: Beat together the cream cheese, flour, and 1 cup of the butter flavored shortening until well combined. Press dough into a mini muffin tin.
step 3: Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 18 minutes.
step 4: 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.
step 5: 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.
step 6: 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.

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