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These Spanish empanadas are little hot pockets of delicious!

INGREDIENTS

  • 2.25 Cups of flour
  • 1 Egg, beaten
  • 3 Tsp. of lard
  • 1/5 Cup of warm water
  • 5 Tsp. of olive oil
  • 1 Onion, minced
  • 1/2 pound of ground beef
  • Salt and pepper, to season
  • 1 Tsp. of chili powder
  • 1 Tsp. of cumin
  • 2 Garlic cloves, diced
  • 1 Can of diced tomatoes

METHOD

  1. In a bowl, combine the flour, beaten egg, lard, warm water, and olive oil, and mix thoroughly. 
  2. In a hot pan, pour a little olive oil and sautée the onions, until tender. Add the ground beef, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin, garlic and diced tomatoes. Cook until beef is no longer pink, and the flavors have incorporated well. 
  3. Roll out the empanada dough, and cut out circles with a ramekin. 
  4. Cover a baking tray with a piece of parchment paper, and place the dough circles on top. 
  5. Fill with meat mixture, fold in half and press with the edge of a fork. Brush with egg yolk to glaze.
  6. Cook at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden.
  7. Remove from oven... and enjoy!

Top rated Sugar cookie recipes

By chrisann

Preheat oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper or a nonstick baking mat

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter
  • softened
  • 1½ cups granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar for rolling cookies
4.6/5 (65 Votes)

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By shannon201256

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C)

  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar for decoration
4.5/5 (14 Votes)

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By BaconBliss

Cream sugars with butter. Beat in eggs

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • Mini M&M candies
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons milk
  • Food Colouring
4.3/5 (22 Votes)

By cdanyell214

Cream the shortening and the sugar together

  • 1 Cup of shortening
  • 2 Cups of Sugar
  • 4 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking soda
  • slat
  • 1 Cup of buttermilk
  • 5 Cups of flour
  • 3 TSP of Baking powder
  • Vanilla and nutmeg for flavoring
4.1/5 (30 Votes)

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By SFloystad1@aol.com

Dessert

  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 1 1/4 Cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 3 Cups Flour
  • 2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

By Mama's Favorite Recipes

Sugar cookies with cream cheese in them

  • 1 c. sugar 1 c. soft butter 1 3oz. pack cream cheese 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract 1/2 tsp. vanilla 1 - egg yolk reserve whites in sm. bowl 2 1/4 c. flour
4.6/5 (5 Votes)

By LanaMoore

Set oven to 350 F. In 1 bowl stir in the butter & sugar until smooth

  • 2 ¾ c of flour
  • 1 tsp of baking soda
  • ½ tsp of baking powder
  • 1 c of butter
  • 1 ½ c of sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
4/5 (6 Votes)

By The_artist

Pat out cookie dough on 11x9 in pan

  • 1 pkg sugar cookie dough
  • Topping
  • 1 pkg cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Fresh fruits
4.1/5 (14 Votes)

By ladyirish61

A light, delicately crisp cookie good for holidays or just because

  • 1/2 C soft butter
  • 1/2 C vegetable oil
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 1/2 C powdered sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/4 C sifted flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp cream of tartar
  • **COLORED SUGARS TO ROLL DOUGH IN
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

By bodiesrus

Great for an occasion

  • 2 cups butter or margarine
  • 2 1/2 cups icing sugar
  • 3 Tablespoons vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 5 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Icing:
  • 1 egg
  • Almond Extract
  • Icing Sugar
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

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