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Lemon Dream Tassies

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Lemon Dream Tassies
  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 2 hr 10 min
  • Servings 36
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Mmm! Lemon meringue pie flavours comes in an easy mini cookie delight.
Apr 5, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 pouch Betty Crocker™ sugar cookie mix
  • 1/2 cup whole almonds, ground
  • 6 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 4 oz/125 g (half 250 g package) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups (375 mL) lemon curd (about 1 1/2, 250 mL jars)
  • 2/3 cup Betty Crocker™ whipped fluffy white frosting
  • 1/2 cup Cool Whip™ frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 36 mini muffin cups with cooking spray.
  • 2
    In large bowl, stir cookie mix, ground almonds, butter and cream cheese until soft dough forms.
  • 3
    Shape dough into 36 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Press each ball in bottom and up side of muffin cup.
  • 4
    Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely in pan, about 30 minutes.
  • 5
    Remove cookie cups from pan. Fill each with about 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon curd.
  • 6
    In small bowl, mix frosting and whipped topping until well blended. Pipe or spoon 1 rounded teaspoon frosting mixture on top of each filled cookie cup. Top each with lemon peel and almonds. Store covered in refrigerator.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    How-To: If you only have one 12-cup mini muffin pan, shape all of the dough into balls. Fill the pan and cover the remaining balls to keep them from drying out. After baking, cool the muffin pan completely before refilling it with dough.
  • Tip 2
    Purchasing: Find lemon curd next to the jams and jellies at the supermarket. You might like to try lime or raspberry curd.
  • Tip 3
    Substitution: Betty Crocker® whipped cream cheese frosting can be used for the fluffy white.

Nutrition Information

140 Calories, 6g Total Fat, 1g Protein, 21g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 36 cookie cups
Calories
140
Total Fat
6g
Saturated Fat
2.5g
Cholesterol
15mg
Sodium
65mg
Total Carbs
21g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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