Empanada De Queso (Cheese Pastries)

Recipe by Derf2440
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 24
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the flour with the salt, sugar and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Add the butter and cut into the flour with a pastry blender or 2 knives.
  • Beat the egg yolks lightly and combine with the milk.
  • Stir into the flour to form a soft dough.
  • Wrap in waxed paper and chill for 1 hour.
  • Beat the egg whites and fold in the grated cheese and chili powder.
  • Roll out the dough as thinly as possible on a floured board.
  • Cut the dough into 48 circles with a glass.
  • Place 1/3 tablespoon of the cheese mixture on half of the circles and cover with the remaining circles.
  • Moisten the edges with a little water and press together.
  • Arrange the pastries on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 375f degree oven for 15 minutes.
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