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photo of Virginia Empanadas Recipe
refrigerated pie crust round (not frozen)
package of cream cheese
lachoy sweet and sour sauce (or a fruit marmelade)
smoked va ham (deli sliced) or left over baked ham
craisins and/or nuts (optional)
How to Make Virginia Empanadas
1Put refrigerated round pie crust on prep sheet. Cut into 9 equal squares/triangles...some will be triangles.
2In center of each square place a heaping teaspoon of cream cheese. Push in a crasin or nut if desired.
3Rip up ham slices into pieces that will fit on top of the cream cheese and allow the dough to fold over it.
4Place a small dollop of Sweet and Sour sauce or marmalade on top of the ham.
5Fold dough over to form triangles and press all edges together...press with fork prines.
6Brush triangles with sauce or marmalade. Bake for 20 minutes at 375. Let cool, filling will be very hot!
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Posted: Tue, Jun 12, 2012