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Dulce de Leche & Apple Empanadas

Dulce de Leche & Apple Empanadas
15 minutes
15 minutes
10 servings
Key Ingredients
Dulce de Leche
Dulce de Leche 13.4 oz Can
13.4 oz. Can


  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 green apples, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons NESTLÉ LA LECHERA Dulce de Leche
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 10 (one 14-ounce package) frozen store-bought empanada dough discs, defrosted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon-sugar

Make It

Step 1
Preheat oven to 450° F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 2
Combine water and juice from lemon in medium, microwave-safe bowl. Add apples to water mixture; stir to coat. Microwave on HIGH (100%) power for 2 minutes.
Step 3
Stir in dulce de leche until melted. Stir in flour and cinnamon.
Step 4
Place empanada discs on prepared baking sheet. Place a rounded tablespoon of apple mixture on each disc. Fold in half, sealing edges with fingers or tines of a fork.
Step 5
Brush with egg. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar.
Step 6
Bake for 15 minutes or until golden.
Cook’s Tip:
Ready-made refrigerated pastry sheets can be used in place of empanada discs. Simply use an inverted bowl that measures 5 inches in diameter to cut out circles.

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