Everyday Recipes

Chocolate Banana Empanadas

Official LA LECHERA®
Chocolate Banana Empanadas
20 min
15 min
12 empanadas
  • Chocolate and bananas are a wonderful combination. And when they are inside a warm empanada they are even better. These are very simple to make and your family will be thrilled with how they taste.

Key Ingredients

A white can of sweetened condensed milk with blue labels beside the La Lechera logo and a plate of flan.
Condensed Milk
Sweetened Condensed Milk 14 oz Can
14 oz. Can
  • 12 teaspoons NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 12 (one 11.6-ounce package) frozen store-bought empanada dough discs, defrosted
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Dark Chocolate Morsels
  • 2 bananas, cut in half lengthwise, then cut into 1/4-inch-thick half-moon slices
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Powdered sugar (optional)

Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375° F. Line a large baking sheet with foil.

Step 2

Pour 1 teaspoon of sweetened condensed milk in a line in center of each empanada disc. Add 8 morsels (about 1 teaspoon) on top of milk. Add 6 pieces of banana on either side of morsels. Carefully fold in half and crimp edges with fingers to seal. Place empanadas on prepared baking sheet; brush with beaten egg.

Step 3

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden. Serve warm and dusted with powdered sugar, if desired.

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