Cheesy Apple Empanadas

1
Vanessa "Nikita" Milare

By
@Kitkat777

This makes a quick & yummy breakfast. A make & carry finger food. I made this a few times for my nephew & my brothers. By the time they was done eatting these I was tried of making them lol.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
24.. 1 each
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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empanada dough mix
3 medium
granny smith apples, peeled, cored & finely chopped
1 c
cheddar cheese, shredded
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tsp
cinnamon, ground & divided
1/4 c
sugar
1 c
cool whip, thawed

How to Make Cheesy Apple Empanadas

Step-by-Step

  • 1First prepare the empanada dough as directed. Then mix the apple, cheese, brown sugar & 1 tsp. of the cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • 2Preheat the oven to 400F. Shape the dough into 24 balls using about 1 Tbsp. of the dough for each ball. Then press each ball into a 4 inch round.
  • 3Spoon about 2 Tbsp of the apple mixture onto the center of each round. Then fold the right edge over the filling & repeat with the left edge. Then take the bottom edge & fold up to join in the center forming a triangle.
  • 4Place the triangles with the seam sides down on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet. Lightly brush empanadas with water.
  • 5Then combine the remaining 1 tsp. cinnamon & sugar. Sprinkle evenly over the empanadas. Bake for abotu 18 mins or until golden brown. Serve warm or cooled.
  • 6Then top with the COOL WHIP.
  • 7Special Tip: You may substitute 3 pears for the apples.

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