The strawberry jam in this recipe is absolutely perfect with the cream cheese and spicy smoky chipotle sauce. We couldn’t believe our tastebuds, this flatbread dessert was so good! Brought to you by Nicole Presley and her blog Presley’s Pantry. Thanks, Nicole! We #flatoutlove it!
Strawberry Chipotle Cream Empanadas
- By: Nicole Presley, Presley’s Pantry
- Weight Watchers SmartPoints® value per serving: 4
- Serving size: ½ empanada
- 1 Flatout Flatbread Pizza Crust Rustic White
- 1 tablespoon light cream cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon adobo chipotle sauce
- 1 teaspoon strawberry jam
- 1 egg wash
- 1 tablespoon water
1.Preheat oven to 400° F.
2.Using a 3-inch circular cookie cutter, cut two circles from pizza crust. If you desire, use a knife to cut out a strawberry design in the center of one circle.
3.Place cream cheese in center of remaining circle. Top with adobo chipotle sauce; spread strawberry jam on top.
4.In a small bowl, whisk together egg and water. Brush sides of cream-cheese-topped circle with egg wash. Then brush entire remaining circle with egg wash.
5.Place egg-washed circle on top of cream-cheese-topped circle. With a fork, press down on the edges to enclose the empanada.
6.Cover a cookie sheet with a nonstick baking mat. Place empanada on it; bake until golden brown, 8-10 minutes.
7.Let cool for 5 minutes, then halve and serve.