These mini apple pie empanadas are portioned just right for a sweet treat without going into a sugar overload. To save time, buy pre-peeled and sliced apples in the grocery store. Let the kiddos help out by filing the empanada shells and sealing with a fork. Plus, they can be cooked in an air fryer (Amazon link) in just 8 minutes or baked in the oven.

Mini Apple Pie Empanadas

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Mini Apple Pie Empanadas
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Servings 12 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
These mini apple pie empanadas are portioned just right for a sweet treat without going into a sugar overload. To save time, buy pre-peeled and sliced apples in the grocery store. Let the kiddos help out by filing the empanada shells and sealing with a fork. Plus, they can be cooked in an air fryer in just 8 minutes or baked in the oven.
Ingredients
  • 4 cups peeled, sliced Chelan Fresh Gala apples
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 frozen empanada shells, thawed
  • 1 large egg white, beaten
Directions
  1. Heat skillet on low heat. Add apples, syrup, cornstarch and cinnamon. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until apples are tender.
  2. Line center of each empanada shell with apples, fold and use fork to press edges together and seal. Brush with egg wash.
  3. Baking Method: Place sealed empanadas on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  4. Air Fryer Method: Spray air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Add sealed empanadas and cook on 375°F for 8 minutes, or until golden brown.
Nutritional Value
Calories 176, Fat 4g, Protein 4g, Carbohydrates 33g, Fiber 1g, Sugar 8g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 7mg, Calcium 20mg, Iron 0mg
Mini Apple Pie Empanadas
Tags , , ,
Servings 12 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
Servings 12 Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
These mini apple pie empanadas are portioned just right for a sweet treat without going into a sugar overload. To save time, buy pre-peeled and sliced apples in the grocery store. Let the kiddos help out by filing the empanada shells and sealing with a fork. Plus, they can be cooked in an air fryer in just 8 minutes or baked in the oven.
Ingredients
  • 4 cups peeled, sliced Chelan Fresh Gala apples
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 frozen empanada shells, thawed
  • 1 large egg white, beaten
Directions
  1. Heat skillet on low heat. Add apples, syrup, cornstarch and cinnamon. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until apples are tender.
  2. Line center of each empanada shell with apples, fold and use fork to press edges together and seal. Brush with egg wash.
  3. Baking Method: Place sealed empanadas on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  4. Air Fryer Method: Spray air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Add sealed empanadas and cook on 375°F for 8 minutes, or until golden brown.
Nutritional Value
Calories 176, Fat 4g, Protein 4g, Carbohydrates 33g, Fiber 1g, Sugar 8g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 7mg, Calcium 20mg, Iron 0mg

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