01/23/2013 09:18 am ET

Empanada Recipes For A Handheld Dinner (PHOTOS)

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If you're a fan of buttery pie crust, but you prefer savory to sweet, empanada recipes are what you need. Empanada recipes take savory ingredients, like beef or pulled chicken, and fill them in a pie crust-like dough, then bake or fry them into handheld pies. They're great.

Empanadas are a popular bakery item in Latin America -- and we're making a campaign to up their appearance in other parts of the world. Because what's not to like about an empanada? They're little dough pockets filled with all your favorite ingredients.

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