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Caramel Apple Empanadas

Caramel Apple Empanadas

Your first bite into a caramel apple is a quick way to remind yourself that Fall is here. Try these delicious empanadas with a caramel apple inside every bite.


  • 12 Rhodes™ Dinner rolls, thawed to room temperature
  • 10 caramels, cut into 6 pieces each
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 2 cups peeled, chopped Granny Smith apples
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice melted butter
  • Cinnamon/sugar or powdered sugar, if desired


  1. Spray counter lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Flatten each roll into a 4-5 inch circle. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest while preparing filling.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine caramels, flour, apples, pecans, ice cream topping and lemon juice.
  3. Remove wrap from dough and place 1-2 tablespoons of filling on each dough circle. Brush edges of dough with milk and fold in half. Seal edges with a fork.
  4. Place on a sprayed baking sheet and bake at 350 degrees F 12-15 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and cool slightly.
  6. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon/sugar or powdered sugar, if desired.

12 servings

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): Rhodes Bake-N-Serv

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