*  Exported from  MasterCook Mac  *
 
                               Brownie Tarts
 
 Recipe By     : Morris Hymes <mhymes@DC.INFI.NET>
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  c             butter or margarine, softened
    3      oz.           cream cheese, softened
    1      c             all-purpose flour
                         FILLING:
      1/2  c             semisweet chocolate chips
    2      tbsp          butter or margarine
      1/2  c             sugar
    1                    egg, beaten
    1      tsp           vanilla extract
      1/2  c             chopped pecans, opt.
                         Maraschino cherry halves, opt.
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and cream cheese.  Add flour; mix
 well.  Chill for 1 hour.  Shape into 1-in. balls.  Place in ungreased
 miniature muffin cups; press into the bottom and up the sides to form
 a shell.  For filling, melt chocolate chips and butter in a small
 saucepan.  Remove from the heat; stir in sugar, egg and vanilla.  Add
 the pecans if desired.  Spoon int o shells.  Bake at 325 for 30-35
 minutes or until brownies test done with a wood en pick.  Cool 10
 minutes before removing to a wire rack.  Garnish with cherries if
 desired.  Yield: 2 dozen.
 
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