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Apple Fruit Empanadas

Apple Fruit Empanadas

YIELD: 8 servings

1 cup Dole Pineapple Juice
3 oz. brown sugar, packed
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
¼ tsp.
vanilla extract
⅛ cup food starch*
24 oz. Dole Frozen Apple Slices, slightly thawed
4" circles of pizza dough
to taste cinnamon sugar

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

2. Cut apples into ½” dice.

3. Stir diced apples into mixture; let cool.

4. Place 3 oz. apple mixture into the middle of each circle; brush the rim of the dough with eggwash.

5. Fold dough over mixture to form a half moon; press to seal.

6. Bake at 450°F, 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.

7. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.

*Note: If planning to freeze, use modified food starch.

Photo and recipe: Dole Food Company, Inc.

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