Chocolate Banana Empanadas (Mini Pies)
March 14th is National Pi Day. It celebrates the irrational number of Pi. Whatever the reason, in my world it’s just another day to enjoy some food! These chocolate banana mini pies are perfect for tomorrow’s festivities.
Servings-24 mini pies
2 pre-made pie crusts, Nestle Dark Chocolate Morsels, 1 banana, 1 TBS brown sugar, 1 egg, 2 TBS granulated sugar, powdered sugar, and bench flour.
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Roll out the pie crust on a lightly floured surface.
Use a 3 inch circle cookie cutter to cut. Combine left over dough and roll out again. You should get 12 pies per crust.
Mash banana with a fork and add 1 tablespoon of brown sugar set aside in a bowl. Beat one egg and set aside in a bowl.
With each pie crust use rolling pin to make slightly oval to fit in filling. Add 1/2 teaspoon of banana mixture a 3 chocolate morsels. Close and crimp edges on both sides with a fork.
Line cookie sheet with parchment paper and lay 12 per cookie sheet. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Cook in oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown. Dust with powdered sugar.
Happy π Day!