Walnut Tarts

Walnut Tarts

1/2 C. plus 1 T. butter

1 3 oz. package cream cheese

1 C. plus 2 T. sifted all purpose flour

1/2 t. salt

1 egg

2/3 C. brown sugar – packed

1/4 t. vanilla

1 1/4 C. chopped walnuts

1/4 C. chopped raisins

1/2 t. grated orange rind

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Blend together 1/2 cup butter, cream cheese, flour and 1/4 t. salt until mixture can be shaped into a ball.

Cut dough in half.

Divide each half into 12 small balls.

Press each ball over bottom and up sides of tiny 1 1/2 inch diameter muffin pans, to make a shell.

Beat egg with sugar, remaining 1/4 t. salt, 1 T. butter and vanilla.

Stir in 1 cup walnuts, raisins and orange peel. Spoon into prepared pans and sprinkle tops with
remaining walnuts.

Bake on lowest oven rack for about 25 minutes. Cool in pans.

Makes 24 tarts.


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