Caramel Cups

Caramel Cups


"These are a crowd pleaser. They have a flaky crust wih a creamy caramel filling."


45 m servings 148 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 62 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Combine the cream cheese, butter or margarine and flour. Mix to form a dough. Pinch off 48 equal pieces and press into mini tassie pans.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool slightly. Be careful taking out of pans, they break easily.
  4. In the microwave on medium high heat. Melt the caramels and 1/2 cup evaporated milk. Stir until creamy. Pour into melted caramel into shells and top with frosting.
  5. To Make Frosting: Beat the sugar, 1/3 cup evaporated milk, shortening and vanilla until light and creamy.
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  1. 36 Ratings


Delicious!! A hit at all of my holiday parties. I'll be careful next time not to fill the cups completely with the caramel mixture... leave some room for the frosting or else they'll leak all ov...

I was making these for my friend Tania who loves caramel. I won't be sharing these because I did not care for this recipe. READ the recipe: the "crust' is cream cheese, flour and butter... no...

These are fantastic. I have made these and eveyone loves the. You have to press the dough high and over the edge a little to get enough space. A little caramel to fill the dip is fine. The f...

These can also be made with the Athens phyllo dough or PepperRidge Farm's Puff Pastry rolled thinner in confestioners sugar so as not to puff close the filling hole. Cut both with a Pizza Cutter...

These were pleasant however I did not ice them. I just could not bring myself to make an icing that called for a cup of lard (disgusting)As it turned out they were just fine without the icing. T...

I have one word to describe these...AWESOME. They are easy to make and delicious to eat. Just be careful taking them out of the pans because they are very fragile.

Oh My!!! AWESOME!! A bit of work, but SOOOOOOOO worth it!!!! I first had Caramel Cups a few yrs back at work, my boss brought them in, she was stingy and would not give recipe. This was it!! ...

These were wonderful! They were gone before all the other cookies we made.

ADDICTING, albeit a pain to make. I've been asked to make for a wedding.