Monday, October 11, 2010

Apple Cinnamon Empanadas

Apple Cinnamon Empanadas: Submitted by: Tupperware Nov/Dec 2008 Sale Flyer

Makes 12

4 apples peeled and cored
(or 21 oz can of sliced apples, drained)
1 lemon (use juice and zest)
1 Tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp Cinnamon & Vanilla seasoning blend
¼ cup sugar
¼ cup brown sugar
1 Tbsp butter
¼ cup raisins
15 oz package of refrigerated piecrust (or packaged empanada dough)
1 egg, beaten


Place apples in Quick Chef with blade attachement. Add remaining ingredients, cover and process until coarsely chopped. Melt butter over medium heat in Chef Series™ 9½" Nonstick Fry Pan. Add apples and stir to coat. Lower heat and cook apple mixture 5 minutes until soft. Add raisins and cook until mixture has thickened. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.

Preheat overn to 375ºF. Roll dough to a 12" circle on the Simply Perfect™ Pastry Sheet. Using the bottom side of the Empanada Maker. cut 4 rounds of pastry. Re-roll dough as needed. Place a cut round of pastry on the Empanada Maer; moisten edges with beaten egg or water.

Place heaping tbsp. of filing in center of Empanada Maker and close, pressing tightly to seal. Open and remove the sealed empanada and place on baking sheet lined with the Silicone Wonder™ Mat. Brush tops of empanadas with beaten egg. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Note: Refrigerated piecrusts or packaged frozen empanada dough may also be used. If packaged empanada dough is used, defrost dough, and place rounds on Empanada Maker. Fill, seal and back as above.

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