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Cherry Cheesecake Tassies

Cherry Tassies (Gluten-Free)

These easy to prepare cherry cheesecake cups boast a buttery Graham-style crumb crust that are the perfect bite-sized indulgence to serve at a party or during the holiday season.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Servings 18 tassies

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup flour, gluten-free *I used Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 Flour
  • 1/4 cup graham crumbs, gluten-free *I used Kinnikinnick Graham Style Cracker Crumbs
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Cherry Pie Filling *You can use a gluten-free grocery store brand or your own homemade

Glaze

  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Instructions
 

  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and cream cheese.
  • In a second bowl, combine flour, graham crumbs, and salt.
  • Add flour mixture to butter and cream cheese. Blend until combined. Place dough in refrigerator for 1 hour, or until chilled through.
  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease mini muffin pans.
  • Using a small scoop or spoon, form 1-inch balls with dough and place in muffin cups.
  • Using your fingers, gently press dough balls to form cups.
  • Using a teaspoon, add cherry filling to each cup, being careful to not overfill.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until golden. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes. Use an offset spatula or sharp knife to carefully remove the tassies to a cooling rack.
  • Once cooled, combine glaze ingredients and drizzle over tassies.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

Notes

You can freeze the tassies if desired, after baking. 
Keyword Cheesecake, Christmas, Cookies, Holiday, Pies