Mini Sweet Cheese Empanadas #TheLeftoversClub

FullSizeRenderThe best way to start the new year is by sharing sometime delicious with a friend, and in this occasion and so happy to be sharing this delicious recipe with my friend Elizabeth and all of you the enjoy #TheLeftoversClub.

I made a classic favorite in my house, so I hope she likes it, easy, sweet, salty, crunchy and mini empanadas are perfect for a snack, coffee time or a party. Delicious, different and great for sharing.

Enjoy.

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extra
  • 2 sheets of refrigerated pie crust

DIRECTIONS

    1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
    2. Roll out the pie crust and use a cookie cutter to cut circles, in a bowl mix together cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, and place 1/2 teaspoon on the center of each circle.
    3. Form the empanadas by folding the other half of the dough, close then very well of the filling can come out and we don’t want that.
    4. Bake for 12 minutes.

This recipe makes 24 mini empanadas.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 12 minutes
Level of the recipe: Easy

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  • I’m really excited about these 🙂

  • Oh man, I love empanadas! Those look yummy!!

  • Thanks for sharing this recipe. We love empanadas but never had a cheese one. Putting this on my must-try list! Happy Friday-eve :).

  • Oh yum! That filling sounds delicious. I like the idea of a dessert empanada 🙂