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Dulce de Leche Empanadas

Dulce de Leche and Apple Empanadas

Erica Dinho
Course Dessert
Cuisine Colombian, Latin
Servings 12 servings
Calories 99 kcal


  • 12 small empanada discs, homemade or store bought
  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and diced
  • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 10 oz dulce de leche
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp water


  • Place the apples, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and dulce de leche in a bowl and mix well. Mix the water and beaten egg in a small bowl. Set aside.
  • To assemble the empanadas spoon the dulce de leche and apple mixture on the center of the empanada discs.
  • Brush the edges of the empanada discs with the egg and water mixture (this will help them sealbetter).
  • Fold the empanada discs and seal the edges, use a fork to help seal the empanadas.
  • Lightly brush the top of each empanada with the rest of the egg mixture, this will give a nice golden glow when they bake.
  • Place the empanadas on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Let them rest for at least 15 minutes. Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve warm or at room temperature.


Calories: 99kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 14mgSodium: 93mgPotassium: 74mgFiber: 1gSugar: 7gVitamin A: 66IUVitamin C: 2mgCalcium: 19mgIron: 1mg
Keyword dulce de leche recipes, empanadas
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