Apple Turnovers Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings12
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Flaky pastry1 Pound
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Beaten egg1
 Cooking apples1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
 Granulated sugar2 Tablespoon
 Dark brown sugar2 Tablespoon
 Raisins1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
 Flour1 Tablespoon
 Freshly grated nutmeg1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Ground cinnamon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Grated orange rind/Lemon1⁄2
 Lemon1 , juiced
 Orange juice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173 Calories from Fat 61

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 20.3 mg

Sodium 29.9 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.5%

Dietary Fiber 2.8 g11.1%

Sugars 17.2 g

Protein 3 g5.1%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 14.7%

Calcium 1.5% Iron 1.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
2. Grease 2 baking sheets with a little butter.

3. In a mixing bowl, combine filling ingredients and mix well.
4. On a flour dusted work surface, roll out pastry into large 1/8- inch thick sheet.
5. Use a 6 inch saucer to cut out 12 circles.
6. Spoon equal quantity of filling on one half of each pastry circle, 1/4-inch within the edge.
7. Brush edges lightly with water
8. Fold other half of pastry circle over the filling and crimping at the edges to seal Arrange turnovers on buttered cookie sheets.
9. With the tip of a sharp paring knife, make 2 or 3 small slashes on top of each turnover.
10. Brush them with beaten egg.

11. Bake turnovers in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until pastry is puffed and golden and apples are tender when checked with a toothpick.

12. Serve the turnovers steaming hot as an evening snack.