Empanadas de Queso

    These flaky and cheesy empanadas are sure to be a hit! Assembled with pre-made empanda discs and stuffed with cheddar cheese, crunchy celery, briny olives and sweet raisins, they're the perfect party snack. 

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    Ingredients
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    1 1/2
    pounds
    cheddar or monterey jack, cut into 1/4-inch dice
    1/3
    cup
    finely chopped celery
    1/3
    cup
    finely chopped green olives
    1/4
    cup
    raisins
    1
    egg
    2
    tablespoons
    milk
    2
    packages
    pre-made empanada dough rounds
    Directions
    Step 1
    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Lightly grease a baking sheet.
    Step 2
    In medium bowl, combine cheese, celery, olives, and raisins and toss well. In a small bowl, beat egg with milk.
    Step 3
    Place 2 tablespoons of filling just below the center of each empanada round. Using pastry brush or finger dipped in water, moisten bottom edge of empanada round, and fold top over filling. Press edges to seal filling, and prick tops with fork tongs. 
    Step 4
    Place empanadas on baking sheet and brush tops with the egg wash. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes, or until golden brown. 

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    43 mins
    Prep Time: 
    25 mins
    Cook Time: 
    18 mins
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