Walnut Cookie Tarts
Course : Tarts
From: HungryMonster.com
Serves: 24


  Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1/2       cup           butter or margarine plus 1 tablespoon softened
1         package       cream cheese -- 3oz, softened
1         cup           all-purpose flour -- plus 2 tablespoons
1                       egg
1/2       cup           packed brown sugar
1/4       teaspoon      vanilla
1/8       teaspoon      salt
1/4       cup           seedless raisins
1/2       teaspoon      grated orange peel
1         cup           finely chopped diamond walnuts


Blend together the 1/2 cup butter, cream cheese and flour until mixture is smooth and can be shaped into a ball. Cut in half and divide each half into 12 balls. Press each ball over bottom and up sides of tine 1 3/4 inch diameter muffin pans to make a tart shell. Beat egg with brown sugar, remaining tablespoon of butter, vanilla and salt. Stir in raisins, orange peel and walnuts. Spoon into the prepared pans. Bake below oven center at 375 degrees f. for 25 minutes or until browned lightly. Cool in pans.