Chocolate Banana Empanadas

When you’re craving something sweet and fruit isn’t going to cut it, a homemade baked treat can’t be beat. The warm combination of chocolate and bananas tucked in a flaky pastry pocket will quickly become one of your favorite go-to vegan snacks in the fall.
When you’re craving something sweet and fruit isn’t going to cut it, a homemade baked treat can’t be beat. The warm combination of chocolate and bananas tucked in a flaky pastry pocket will quickly become one of your favorite go-to vegan snacks in the fall.

Chocolate Banana Empanadas

Yields 9

Ingredients:

Directions:

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  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
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  3. In a small bowl, mash the banana with the cinnamon and cayenne.
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  5. Roll out pie dough and using a 3-inch round cookie or biscuit cutter, cut out 18 circles.
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  7. Divide the banana mixture and chocolate chips (about 3 chips each) among the circles.
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  9. Brush the edges with some water, fold in half, and press with the back of a  fork to seal.
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  11. Transfer the empanadas to the prepared baking sheet. Brush with water and sprinkle with sugar.
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  13. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.

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