Apple Fruit Empanadas

These apple fruit empanadas are a great dessert or snack on the go.

Apple Fruit Empanadas

Total TimeTotal Time: 40 minutes

ServingsServings: 4


8 oz. (1 cup) DOLE Pineapple Juice

3 oz. packed brown sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp vanilla extract

1/8 cup corn starch

24 oz. DOLE Chef-Ready Cuts Diced Apples

1 (12-inch) fresh pizza dough

As needed, Cinnamon Sugar

2 eggs beaten

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  1. Place first 5 ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until slightly thickened.

  2. Stir in diced apples and let cool.
  3. Cut pizza dough into 4-inch circles.  Place 3 oz apple mixture into the middle and brush the rim of the dough with eggwash.
  4. Fold dough over the mixture to form a half moon

  5. Bake at 450°F for 8 to 12 minutes.  Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar

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