Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas


Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas
 
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These Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas are a great sweet snack or dessert.
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Recipe type: Appetizers & Tapas, Dessert
Cuisine: Cuban
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 1 (21 oz) can Guava Paste (you will have leftover guava)
  • 1 (8 oz) package Cream Cheese
  • 1 pack of 10 Empanada Dough Discos
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • ¼ cup Confectioner's Sugar
Instructions
Mise en place
  1. Cut the guava and cream cheese into small slices, just large enough to fill your empanadas.
  2. Beat egg for egg wash.
Assemble
  1. Lay one empanada disco on a plate.
  2. Layer one slice of each (guava & cream cheese) in each empanada.
  3. Brush inside edge of empanada dough with egg wash.
  4. Fold, seal, crimp edges with a fork and set on a plate.
Fry
  1. Heat oil to 360 degrees F.
  2. Cook empanadas for 4-6 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Top with confectioner's sugar
Notes
Inspired by the dish my Abuelo Papa used to make often.

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Ingredients for the Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas

Empanadas before they are folded

Folded Empanada

Guava and Cream Cheese Empanadas ready to be fried

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