Spicy Blueberry Surprize

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Sherri Williams

By
@logansw

These scrumptious dessert empanadas are a lil' spicy, sweet, tart & yummy. It's so easy to make and bake. Try this for your next gathering. You will not be disappointed nor will your family and friends! Cooking with Passion, sw :)

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts)
  • 1/2 pt
    blueberries, fresh
  • 1 small
    habanera pepper, finely chopped
  • 4 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    cane sugar, heaping
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • ·
    zest of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 c
    blueberry jam
  • 1/4 c
    pomegranate juice
  • 1 large
    egg **make egg wash by adding a little water to egg**

How to Make Spicy Blueberry Surprize

Step-by-Step

  1. in a small mixing bowl, combine cream cheese, habanera pepper, lemon zest and sugar. mix well.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. on a floured surface, roll out pie crusts into (12) 3 inch rounds.
  3. take a tsp of cream cheese mixture and a few blueberries and place in the center of the pie crust round. on the edge of one half put a little egg wash mixture. fold to make a half moon and seal edges. take a fork and press down the ends. brush the tops with some of the egg wash.
  4. place empanadas on on a ligtly greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown. remove from oven.
  5. in a small sauce pan add jam and juice. simmer for a 2-3 minutes until mixture has loosened and able to be drizzled. on small dessert plates, place 2 empanadas drizzle the jam mixture and sprinkle with powdered sugar. enjoy

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