Dulce de leche, crushed walnuts and a mashed banana create the sweet stuffing of these oven-baked dessert empanadas.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 9 servings
3 Tbsp. dulce de leche (sweetened milk caramel) plus 1 Tbsp. for drizzling
1 large banana, mashed
1/3 cup walnuts, crushed
1 ready-made pie crust dough
2 Tbsp. flour for dusting
1 egg, beaten
1/4 cup powdered sugar
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Let's Make It
PREHEAT oven to 450° F and grease baking sheet.
MIX mashed banana, 3 tablespoons dulce de leche and walnuts in a small bowl.
ROLL out pie dough on a floured surface and extend with rolling pin to approximately 12-inches in diameter. Cut out 3-inch circles with cookie cutter or rim of a small bowl.
PLACE 1½ heaping tablespoons of dulce de leche mixture. Brush dough circle edges with egg; fold in half and crimp edges with fork to seal. Place empanadas on prepared baking sheet; brush with egg and prick a few holes with fork.
BAKE for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle with remaining dulce de leche.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.