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Valentine Empanadas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Cheryl Ross Taylor
Added: Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. flour
1/8 tsp. salt
1/2 c. butter
1 package of cream cheese (4 oz.)
1 jar of apricot or raspberry preserves
1 egg
sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and salt in bowl. With pastry blender, cut in 1/2 c. butter and cream cheese. Lightly form a ball and refrigerate until chilled. Roll out on floured board to 1/8” thick. Cut out 31 4x2-1/2” hearts. Take one heart, place 1 tsp. of preserves in center, brush edges with beaten egg, cover with another heart. Press edges together, put on a lightly greased cookie sheet, brush with beaten egg, sprinkle with sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes at 400º until golden and crisp.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Makes 31 cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
10-12 minutes per sheet
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I made these for our Christmas Medieval Feast one year and for my special Valentine’s Day Dinner. These are beautiful! For the love of your life!

 

 

 

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