New Year’s Party Bites III

III.  Honeyed Blue Cheese Empanada Bites

Ingredients:                               Yield: 24

Heat oven 350°F

  • 3-9″ pie crusts
  • 12 oz. premium blue cheese, crumbled

    Blue Cheese Empanadas with Organic Orange Honey

    Blue Cheese Empanadas
    with Organic Orange Honey

  • 3 tablespoons organic honey
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange zest
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  1. Drizzle honey over blue cheese, add orange zest and stir together until just mixed
  2. Cut 24 – 2 1/2″ circles from pie crusts
  3. Spoon 1 scant tablespoon blue cheese filling on one side of circle
  4. Brush edges of other side of circle with heavy cream
  5. Fold empty side over filled side and using a fork, crimp and seal edges of empanada
  6. Pierce each empanada with fork to allow steam to escape
  7. When all are filled, brush lightly with heavy cream and bake on parchment lined baking sheets, taking care to bake only to golden brown.

Serve hot or at room temperature.


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