Pumpkin Spice Crunch Empanada Cookies
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Tex-Mex / Mexican American
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Serves: 12 cookies
  • 1 package Pumpkin Spice Flavored NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Refrigerated Cookie Dough
  • 6 NESTLÉ® CRUNCH® Fun Size
  • Sugar for dusting cookies (Optional)
  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Separate cookie squares, roll into balls and set aside. Break 6 Fun Size candy bars in half and set aside.
  3. Flatten 12 of the balls into disks and place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each disk with 1/2 of a Fun Size Candy bar, then flatten remaining balls into disks and place on top of the candy bars.
  4. Seal the edges of each cookie "empanada" with the tines of a fork. (Optional: If desired, dip the fork in sugar first for extra sweetness.)
  5. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until just browned at the edges. Cool 5 minutes in pan then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Consume Mass Quantities.
Recipe by Uncle Jerry's Kitchen at https://www.unclejerryskitchen.com/recipes/pumpkin-spice-crunch-empanada-cookies/