Fresh Ginger-Pumpkin Tassies

Fresh Ginger-Pumpkin Tassies

Like mini-pumpkin pies, these charming desserts have a creamy pumpkin filling fragrant with autumn spices in a simple flaky crust.

Prep Time

35

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

cookies

Crust
1 1/4
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
(3-oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
Filling
3/4
cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2
cup canned pumpkin
3
tablespoons half-and-half
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
Topping
1/4
cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
2
tablespoons brown sugar
1
tablespoon butter, softened
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, combine all crust ingredients; beat until well blended. Shape dough into 24 (1 1/4-inch) balls. Place 1 ball in each of 24 ungreased miniature muffin cups; press in bottom and up sides of each cup, level with tops of cups.
  2. In medium bowl, combine all filling ingredients; blend well. Spoon scant tablespoon filling into each crust-lined cup. In small bowl, combine all topping ingredients; mix until crumbly. Carefully sprinkle 1 teaspoon topping over each filled cup.
  3. Bake at 350°F. for 18 to 22 minutes or until puffed and tip of knife inserted in center comes out clean. Immediately run knife around edges of cookies. Cool cookies in pans for 5 minutes. Carefully remove cookies from muffin cups; place on wire racks to cool. Cool 30 minutes or until completely cooled.
Makes 24 cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Ingredient Info
Tightly wrap unpeeled gingerroot and refrigerate it for up to three weeks, or freeze it for up to six months. Just grate the frozen gingerroot and return it to the freezer.
Kitchen Tip
Use the remaining pumpkin in quick breads, muffins or pancakes.
Serving Suggestion
Topped with small dollops of whipped cream, these tassies are spectacular for dessert buffets.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 120
    • (Calories from Fat 55),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 4g,),
  • Cholesterol 25mg;
  • Sodium 45mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 14g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 8g),
  • Protein 2g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 ;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.