OREO Empanadas

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  • 30 min prep
  • 2 hr 3 min total
  • Makes 12 servings.

OREO Empanadas Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) brick cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 egg, beaten, divided
  • 6 OREO Cookies, divided
  • 1 pkg. (17.3 oz.) frozen puff pastry (2 sheets), thawed
  • 1 tsp. water

Instructions

  • Heat  oven to 400°F.
  • Beat  cream cheese and sugar in small bowl with mixer until blended. Add vanilla and 2 Tbsp. egg; mix well. Coarsely chop 5 cookies; stir into cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  • Roll  out 1 pastry sheet on lightly floured surface to 13x9-inch rectangle. Cut into 6 rounds with 4-inch cookie cutter. Repeat with remaining pastry sheet. Prick pastry rounds in several places with fork. Mix remaining egg and water until blended; brush onto edges of pastry rounds.
  • Spoon  1 heaping tsp. cream cheese mixture into center of each round; fold in half. Seal edges with fork.
  • Place  on parchment-covered baking sheet; brush with remaining egg wash. Finely crush remaining cookie, sprinkle over empanadas.
  • Bake  15 to 18 min. or until golden brown. Cool completely. Refrigerate 1 hour.

Recipe Tips

NoteEmpanadas can be refrigerated up to 24 hours before serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 330 
  • Total fat 22 g
  • Saturated fat 8 g
  • Trans fat 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol 40 mg
  • Sodium 190 mg
  • Carbohydrate 29 g
  • Sugars 12 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Vitamin A 4 %DV
  • Vitamin C 0 %DV
  • Calcium 2 %DV
  • Iron 6 %DV
  • Dietary fiber 1 g

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