Desserts & Breads

Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas

Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas
Level
Easy
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
30 minutes
Servings
12 empanadas
  • Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas are perfect for family or entertaining and add a festive flair to any event. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar and serve with whipped cream.
Key Ingredients
Ingredients
Make It
Step 1
Preheat oven to 375° F. Grease large baking sheets.
Step 2
Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; reserve.
Step 3
Heat Abuelita chocolate and cream in small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is completely melted and smooth; remove from heat. Beat cream cheese and melted Abuelita chocolate until mixed well. Fold in chopped bananas.
Step 4
Place 2 heaping tablespoons Abuelita mixture in center of each pastry disc. Wet edges with water; fold in half and crimp edges with fork. Place empanadas on prepared baking sheets; brush lightly with oil and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Step 5
Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with whipped cream.
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