Caramel Cups Recipe
- 6 ounces cream cheese
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup butter
- 1 (14 ounce) package individually wrapped caramels
- ½ cup evaporated milk
- ½ cup white sugar
- 1 cup shortening
- ⅓ cup evaporated milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: 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.
step 3: 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.
step 4: 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.
step 5: To Make Frosting: Beat the sugar, 1/3 cup evaporated milk, shortening and vanilla until light and creamy.