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does anyone know how to make homemade pumpkin empanadas?

I'm looking for a good way to make empanadas, I have the pumpkin already I really just need help with the dough and how to make it i'm not very good at a little here or there so mesurements would be great thanks.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:33 PM on Nov. 1, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • PUMPKIN EMPANADAS

    1 c. cooked mashed pumpkin
    1/4 c. firmly packed light brown sugar
    1/4 c. raisins
    1/4 c. chopped nuts
    1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    2 c. unsifted flour
    1 tsp. baking powder
    1/2 c. Mazola butter
    6 to 7 tbsp. cold water
    1 qt. (about) Mazola corn oil
    2 tbsp. confectioners' sugar
    1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

    In bowl stir together first five ingredients. In another bowl mix flour and baking powder with pastry blender or 2 knives. Cut in butter until coarse crumbs form. Sprinkle water over mixture while tossing to blend well. Divide in thirds.
    On lightly floured surface roll each out to 1/16 to 1/8 thickness, cut in 3 inch circles. Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin mixture onto lower half of each circle. Moisten edge. Fold top half over filling. Seal well with foil.

    Pour corn oil into heavy saucepan (3 quart) filling no more than 1/3 full. Heat over medium heat to 375 degr
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 4:20 AM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • Never even heard of them, but they sound delicious...minus the rasins.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 11:47 AM on Nov. 2, 2009

  • The only empanadas I've made are using the Goya Discos & I have only made the savory kind with a meat filling. If it were me I'd do the pumkin just like you do for pie & fill a disco with it but, I tend to take short cuts :)
    BubbaLuva

    Answer by BubbaLuva at 1:27 PM on Nov. 2, 2009

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