The Sweetery

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Nov, 11

Holiday Appetizer – Empanaditas

Make these your own original flavor or use one of the suggestions below.

 Preheat oven to 375°F.

 On a floured roll out half of the pastry at a time to 1/8 inch thick. 

Cut into 2 ½ inch circles. 

Place about 1 teaspoon your favorite filling on each circle. 

Fold dough over to make half moons; seal edges with fork. 

Prick tips; brush with egg mixture.

 Place on un-greased baking sheets.  Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve warm

Filling Suggestions:

Ryan suggests:

2 cups shredded roast beef, 1 cup finely chopped roasted peppers & onions, 4 oz shredded Pepper Jack cheese, salt and pepper to taste.  Mix the above ingredients together.

 

Another suggestion is 2 cups finely chopped cooked chicken, 1 cup finely chopped onion – cooked in a 1TBL butter until tender-  ¼ cup diced green chilies, 1TBL capers – rinsed, drained and coarsely chopped, 1 cup Monterey Jack cheese shredded, and salt to taste. Mix ingredients together.

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