Baked Apple Empenadas

Baked Apple Empenadas

David D
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Delicious apple and cinnamon pastry that can be served warm or cold. Something you can enjoy year around.


Serves 12

The Dough Filling
2 and 14 Cup All-Purpose Flour 3 Granny Smith Apples (Green Apples); Peeled and diced
1 Teaspoon of Salt 11 Cup of Granulated Sugar
14 Cup Unsalted Butter; Softened 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
2 Eggs (1 Egg, set aside for egg wash) 14 Cup of Water
14 Cup of Water  
3 Tablespoons of Salted Butter (Softened)  



  1. Peel the apples and dice.
  2. Add diced apples to pan with sugar, cinnamon and water.
  3. Heat on medium, continually mixing until apples soften and liquid slightly thickens.
  4. Turn off heat and set aside.

The Dough

  1. In large bowl add all Dry ingredients and mix (Flour and salt)
  2. Add in wet ingredients and mix (Butter, Egg, and Water)
  3. Mix until thoroughly combined.
  4. Turn over on to floured surface and kneed for 5 minutes or until dough is fully formed.
  5. Separate dough into golf ball size pieces.
  6. On a floured surface, roll each out into disc shape pieces.

The Assembly

  1. Place about 12 a Tablespoon of filling in the middle of the disc.
  2. Fold disc in half, then fold edges the opposite way and seal by pressing down edges with a floured fork
  3. Once all are done, brush with egg wash.
  4. With a knife, make small slits on the top of the Empenada so steam can escape.
  5. Preheat oven or oberdome plus to 375°F.
  6. Bake for about 15-20 minutes, or until golden brown.
  7. Removed from oven, allow to cool and Enjoy!

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