|Butter||1/2 cup, softened|
|Cream cheese||1 (3oz) package|
|All-purpose flour||1 cup, sifted|
|Fruit preserves||1 cup|
|Ground cinnamon||1 teaspoon|
|White sugar||1/3 cup|
Step 1: Prior To Cooking (Day before): Mix and cream butter and cream cheese together until they are smoothly and evenly blended, beating in flour. Shape the dough into a ball, wrap in foil, and refrigerate overnight.
Step 2: Next day: Remove dough 30 minutes prior to cooking
Step 3: Roll dough and cut with 3 or 4 inch round cookie cutter. Place spoonfuls of jam in center of each round, moisten edges with water.
Step 4: Fold in a round shape over and press edges together carefully. Bake on sheet 15 to 20 minutes. Roll in cinnamon mixed with sugar.
This empanadas recipe is simple, hassle-free, and delicious!