Baked Empanada Dough
This is one of my favorite recipes, with only a few ingredients you can make this delicious baked empanada dough. This is the best empanada dough recipe! Try it out, you are sure to go back for seconds!
3 cups white, all-purpose flour
½ tsp salt
¾ cup butter, cold, cubed
½ cup milk
Place the water and salt in a food processor combine
Add the cold, cubed butter and blend again until the mix looks sandy.
Add the egg and milk to the food processor and mix until a smooth dough forms.
Place the dough on a floured work surface and roll into a large, 1/8thinch thick sheet. Use a 4” cookie cutter to cut out 12 round circles.
Fill the empanadas with your favorite filling, stuffing them with about 2-3 tablespoons of filling and sealing the empanadas shut by folding the dough in half and pinching it closed. You can also use a fork to press the edges.
Place the empanadas in the fridge to cool for about 30 minutes (this will help them stay sealed as they bake).
While the empanadas are chilling, preheat your oven to 375 degrees F.
Brush the empanadas with a little whisked egg and then bake them for about 18-22 minutes or until they are golden brown.
Serve while warm.
Calories 226, Fat 12.4 grams, Carbs 24.4 grams, Cholesterol 45 milligrams, Sodium 189 milligrams, Protein 4.1 grams