Empanadas de Queso
Cheese Empanadas (Empanadas de Queso) are tasty bites of deliciousness. They are an easy Mexican appetizer perfect for your next fiesta.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Roll out pie dough.
Cut out 8-10 round pieces. About 3-inches each.
Add a 2-inch piece of pickled jalapenos and a 2-inch piece of Queso Oaxaca.
In a small bowl, mix the egg and the water.
Brush the edge of the crust with egg mixture.
Fold the rounds in half.
Gently press the edges with a fork to seal.
Place on an a cookie sheet.
Brush the tops of the empanadas with more egg mixture.
Bake for 12-14 minutes, or until golden brown.
Serve with your favorite salsa.
You can also use Monterey Jack or Queso Manchego instead of Queso Oaxaca.