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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 254.5
  • Total Fat: 16.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 76.3 mg
  • Sodium: 219.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.9 g
  • Protein: 6.1 g

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Guava Empanadas

Submitted by: NES211
Guava Empanadas

Introduction

Enjoy a little of the tropics in a wonderful dessert or snack, even breakfast! From The Melting Pot. Spanish and Caribbean influence.
Enjoy a little of the tropics in a wonderful dessert or snack, even breakfast! From The Melting Pot. Spanish and Caribbean influence.

Number of Servings: 10

Ingredients

    **Empanada Discos 10 pack (color or white), 5" (Try Goya) to save time!!
    **Filling
    8 ounces guava jelly
    4 ounces butter, softened
    3 ounces cream cheese
    **Glaze
    2 eggs, beaten
    1/2 teaspoon water

Directions

*Guava Jelly, cream butter and cream cheese together in a large mixing bowl until well blended and smooth
Heat oven to 400. Move oven rack to top third of oven.
*Take an empanada disc and Add about a tablespoon of filling in the middle of each round, fold in half. Secure edges by pressing with a fork.
*Brush each half-round with the egg and water which have been beaten well.
*Place on a baking sheet well apart.
*Bake 25 minutes or until glolden and hollow-sounding when tapped.
* **TRADITIONALLY ***Pan fry or deep fry till brown. Sprinkle with powdered sugar.

*Cool on wire rack.


Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user NES211.






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