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      Chef Duane's Trio of Entertaining Empanadas

      Chef Duane??s Trio of Entertaining Empanadas ??

      Compliments of Ottumwa Regional Health Center

      Bleu Cheese Empanadas:

      Makes 9 servings

      Preheat oven to 400??

    • Puff pastry ?? Full sheet cut into 9 squares
    • 6 oz. bleu cheese crumbles or your favorite soft cheese
    • 8 oz. cream cheese
    • 1 tsp. fresh thyme
    • 1 tsp. lemon juice
    • Mix all ingredients thoroughly

      Place a teaspoonful in center of square

      Fold in half and crimp edges with fork or dough crimp

      Place on cookie sheet and bake until golden brown

      Italian Sausage and Mozzarella Empanadas

      Makes 9 servings

      Preheat oven to 400??

    • Puff pastry ?? Full Sheet cut into 9 squares
    • 1/2 lb. Italian sausage
    • 4 oz. mozzarella cheese
    • 1 tsp. Italian seasoning
    • Brown Italian sausage in skillet until done

      Place sausage in colander and drain grease

      Let sausage cool to room temperature

      Mix in mozzarella cheese and Italian seasoning

      Place a teaspoonful in center of square

      Fold in half and crimp edges with fork or dough crimp

      Place on cookie sheet and bake until golden brown

      Nutella Empanada

      Makes 9 servings

      Preheat oven to 400??

    • Puff pastry ?? Full Sheet cut into 9 squares
    • 1 jar Nutella chocolate hazelnut spread
    • 1/4 c.Cocoa baking powder
    • 1/4 c. Powdered sugar
    • Place a teaspoonful in center of square

      Fold in half and crimp edges with fork or dough crimp

      Place on cookie sheet and bake until golden brown

      Mix cocoa powder and sugar together and sprinkle on pastry