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Apple & Cheddar Empanadas
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Apple & Cheddar Empanadas

58 Min(s)
40 Min(s) Prep
18 Min(s) Cook
If you like cheddar with your apple pie, you're really going to like these scrumptious little empanadas!
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24 servings
Original recipe yields 24 servings
1 recipe Empanada Dough (see tip)
3 Granny Smith apple s, peeled, finely chopped
1 cup KRAFT Shredded Cheddar Cheese
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
2 tsp. ground cinnamon, divided
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1 cup thawed COOL WHIP Whipped Topping
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Let's Make It
1
Prepare Empanada Dough as directed. Combine apples, cheese, brown sugar and 1 tsp. cinnamon.
2
Heat oven to 400°F. Shape dough into 24 balls, using about 1 Tbsp. for each. Flatten each ball to 4-inch round. Spoon about 2 Tbsp. apple mixture onto center of each round. Fold right edge of dough, at an angle, over filling; repeat with opposite edge of dough, then fold up bottom edge to form triangle. Press edges together to seal; place, seam sides down, on parchment-covered baking sheet. Brush lightly with water.
3
Mix remaining cinnamon and granulated sugar; sprinkle over empanadas.
4
Bake 18 min. or until golden brown. Cool slightly. Serve topped with COOL WHIP.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Make Ahead
Prepare empanadas as directed. Place on parchment-covered baking sheet. Refrigerate up to 24 hours. Bake as directed. To freeze, layer empanadas in airtight container between sheets of waxed or parchment paper. Freeze up to 2 weeks; thaw completely before baking as directed.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute 3 pears for the apples.
Nutrition
Calories
130
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7g
9%
Saturated Fat 3g
15%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
3%
Sodium 75mg
3%
Total Carbohydrates 15g
5%
Dietary Fibers 1g
4%
Sugars 7g
14%
Protein 2g
4%
Vitamin A
0%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
6%
Iron
4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
servings
24 servings
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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