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Mini Apple Pie Empanadas

Amber Gray
These mini apple pie empanadas are portioned just right for a sweet treat without going into a sugar overload.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Desserts
Servings 12 servings
Calories 176 kcal


  • 4 cups peeled sliced Michigan Apples
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 12 frozen empanada shells thawed
  • 1 large egg white beaten


  • Heat skillet on low heat. Add apples, syrup, cornstarch and cinnamon. Cook 10 minutes, stirring frequently, or until apples are tender.
  • Line center of each empanada shell with apples, fold and use fork to press edges together and seal. Brush with egg wash.
  • Baking Method: Place sealed empanadas on parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Air Fryer Method: Spray air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Add sealed empanadas and cook on 375°F for 8 minutes, or until golden brown.


Calories: 176kcalCarbohydrates: 33gProtein: 4gFat: 4gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 7mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8g
Keyword air fryer, apples, baking, desserts
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