Prepare empanadas as directed. Place on parchment paper-covered baking sheet; cover. Refrigerate a few hours or overnight. Bake as directed. To freeze, layer empanadas in airtight container between sheets of waxed or parchment paper. Freeze empanadas up to 2 weeks; thaw completely before baking as directed.
Impress your guest by shaping empanadas differently or place a stencil over empanadas and brush with egg around stencil.