Sweet Spiced Pear Empanadas

Sweet Spiced Pear Empanadas. This is a perfect sweet treat that is both healthy and will satisfy your sweet tooth! Empanada pastry usually comes already cut in disks. The phyllo dough will need to be cut into circles (use a small saucer and cut around with a knife).

What You Need To Make This Recipe

Fruit Lemon each $1.49
Fruit Orange Valencia $0.99
  • 10 min

    Step 1

    Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Mix pear slices with cinnamon, brown sugar, salt, and nutmeg. Add lemon and orange zest and orange juice. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and 2 tablespoon water for your egg wash.

  • 20 Min

    Step 2

    Scoop about 2 tablespoons of the filling into your empanada spheres being careful not to overstuff them. Fold into a semi-circle and seal at the ends by pushing down with a fork. Brush with an egg wash. Bake until golden, about 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • Phyllo Dough or Empanada Pastry
    1 pack
  • Pears
    4 sliced into 1/4 in pieces
  • Brown Sugar
    1/4 cup packed
  • Cinnamon
    1 tsp
  • Salt
    1/4 tsp
  • Nutmeg
    1/4 tsp
  • Lemon Zest
    1 tsp
  • Orange Zest
    1 tsp
  • Orange Juice
    2 TBS
  • Egg
    1 lightly beaten
  • Water
    2 TBS