Easy Filled Turnovers Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Shortening1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Eggs2
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Soda1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Milk/Light cream1 Cup (16 tbs)
For orange filling
 Cornstarch1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Orange juice1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Orange peel2 Tablespoon, grated
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Cornstarch3 Tablespoon
 Orange juice3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Maraschino cherry syrup1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Maraschino cherries18 , chopped
 Butter/Margarine1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Figs/Raisins/ pitted dates/ 2 cups mashed cooked prunes2 Cup (32 tbs), finely chopped
 Water3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Chopped nuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5867 Calories from Fat 1838

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 206 g316.9%

Saturated Fat 67.1 g335.6%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 558.4 mg

Sodium 1833.8 mg76.4%

Total Carbohydrates 951 g316.9%

Dietary Fiber 30.2 g120.6%

Sugars 596.9 g

Protein 75 g149.9%

Vitamin A 74.8% Vitamin C 543%

Calcium 74.1% Iron 109.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Mix thoroughly shortening, sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Blend in flour, salt and soda.
Cover; chill 1 hour.
Prepare filling.
Heat oven to 400°.
Roll dough 1/16 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
Cut into 3-inch circles or squares.
Spoon 1 teaspoon filling on half of each circle.
Fold dough over filling; press edges together.
Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Brush with milk; sprinkle with sugar.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until very light brown.
Immediately remove from baking sheet.
ORANGE FILLING :
Mix sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan.
Gradually stir orange juice into the sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 2 minutes.
Stir in orange peel and butter.
Cool thoroughly.
CHERRY FILLING:
Mix sugar and cornstarch in saucepan.
Gradually stir in orange juice.
Stir in cherry syrup, cherries and butter.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil and stir 1 minute.
Cool thoroughly.
DATE, FIG RAISIN OR PRUNE FILLING :
Combine all ingredients in saucepan.
Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
Cool thoroughly.
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