Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas

Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas

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Easy Baked Abuelita and Banana Empanadas are perfect for family or entertaining and add a festive flair to any event. Sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar and serve with whipped cream.

20 mins. to Prepare

30 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

50 mins. Total

Servings: 12 empanadas


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PREHEAT oven to 375° F. Grease large baking sheets.

COMBINE sugar and cinnamon in small bowl; reserve.

HEAT Abuelita chocolate and cream in small saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring frequently, until chocolate is completely melted and smooth; remove from heat. Beat cream cheese and melted Abuelita chocolate until mixed well. Fold in chopped bananas.

PLACE 2 heaping tablespoons Abuelita mixture in center of each pastry disc. Wet edges with water; fold in half and crimp edges with fork. Place empanadas on prepared baking sheets; brush lightly with oil and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar mixture.

BAKE for 25 to 30 minutes or until golden. Serve warm with whipped cream.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 12 empanadas
Calories from Fat150
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 9g45%
Cholesterol 25mg8%
Sodium 230mg10%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Dietary Fiber 0.5g3%
Sugars 22g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A6%
Vitamin C4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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