Cheddar Cheese Turnovers Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings40
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded sharp cheddar cheese1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cold margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced (1 Stick)
 Ice water4 Tablespoon
 Apricot preserves/Strawberry preserves1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 47 Calories from Fat 28

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 3 g4.8%

Saturated Fat 0.89 g4.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.5 mg0.8%

Sodium 19.9 mg0.8%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.3%

Dietary Fiber 0.08 g0.34%

Sugars 1.1 g

Protein 1 g2.1%

Vitamin A 2.8% Vitamin C 1.1%

Calcium 2.1% Iron 0.81%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine the flour and cheese in a bowl.
Cut in the margarine until crumbly.
Add the water 1 tablespoon at a time, mixing with a fork until the mixture forms a ball.
Chill, wrapped in plastic wrap, for 30 minutes or longer.
Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
Roll the dough about 1/4 inch thick on a floured pastry cloth.
Cut with a 3 inch biscuit cutter.
Place 1/4 teaspoon preserves in the center of each circle.
Fold over and seal edge with a fork.
Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden