Candy Cane Tassies #ChristmasCookies

Candy Cane Tassies wrap moist, tender brownie in a cookie crust with candy cane bits. Minty, chocolaty goodness!
Candy Cane Tassies #ChristmasCookies
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I love cookies any time of year but at Christmas…
I turn into Cookie Monster!
So for Day one of #ChristmasCookies week I wanted to share a new tassie with you. I fell in love with these little cookies about a year ago. Simply put, tassies are little cookie crusts filled with your favorite fillings.
Some cookie crusts are have nuts most are made with a base of butter, cream cheese, sugar and flour.
Candy Cane Tassies have bits of crushed candy canes in the dough and sprinkled on top. A simple chocolate brownie filling works perfectly with the peppermint cookie base.
Candy Cane Tassies #ChristmasCookieWeek
Candy Cane Tassies

Candy Cane Tassies

Candy Cane Tassies

Yield: 12 cookies

Serving Size: 1 each

Ingredients

    dough
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 tablespoons crushed candy cane pieces
  • brownie filling
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon crushed candy canes for decoration

Instructions

    dough
  • cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar. Add flour and candy canes. Beat into smooth dough.
  • Divide dough into 12 equal balls. Press into individual mini muffin tins. Smooth evenly on bottom and up sides.
  • brownie
  • Whisk together egg and vanilla. Set aside.
  • Melt chocolate chips and butter over medium heat, stirring constantly until melted. Remove from heat.
  • Add a bit of egg mixture to slightly cooled chocolate to temper it.Add chocolate into egg mix. Whisk out any lumps.
  • Add about 1 teaspoon of brownie mixture to each cup. Bake at 325 for about 20 minutes until brownie is set and cookie slightly browns,
  • Cool in tin on rack for several minutes before removing tassies. Carefully loosen and allow tassies to cool on rack.
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19 Responses to Candy Cane Tassies #ChristmasCookies

  1. Wendy Klik says:

    Cookies, brownies and candy cane all in one little bite. Who wouldn’t love these?
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  4. I’ve never made a tassie but now I’m going to. A cookie but looks like a little bite-sized dessert. Great for holiday parties!
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  5. Karen says:

    What a neat little package! Very clever take on tassies!

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  7. Eileen Kelly says:

    Such a great cookie, I have yet to make tassies but this will be made. I love this for the Holiday cookie table
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  10. Carlee says:

    These have my name written all over them! Yum!
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  11. Jan says:

    Those are lovely little gems!!!! Which I would gobble up! So glad you shared at our Cookie Exchange at Celebrate365 Blog Party
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  12. Christie says:

    These look so delicious! I love the chocolate and mint combination. So delicious.
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