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skinny apple turnovers

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Nor Mac
Northern, MA

Cutting the fat from regular pastry dough. This recipe is very easy. Using frozen Fillo dough. An Apple Turnover goes from 9 grams of fat down to 1 gram of fat, with only 135 calories. These are delicious,and you won't miss the fat at all. Serve warm with low fat ice cream for a yummy dessert,or alone. Enjoy friends!

(5 ratings)
yield 12 -14
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For skinny apple turnovers

  • 3 Tbsp
    dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 4
    apples peeled,cored,and chopped.
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 pkg
    frozen fillo dough thawed

How To Make skinny apple turnovers

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degree's. Spray baking sheet with oil spray. Thaw Fillo dough.
  • 2
    In a large saucepan. Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add the chopped apples and raisins. Stir and cook over low heat for about 5 minutes,or until apples have softened,and can pierce with a fork. Add the vanilla,and stir. Remove from heat, and cool.
  • 3
    Lay a sheet of Fillo dough on surface with narrow end toward you. cover remaining sheets with plastic. They dry out quickly Coat dough with non stick spray.Place second sheet on top and spray. Fold in to thirds width wise. Coat lightly with spray oil.
  • 4
    Place a 1/4 cup of apple mixture 1 inch from the bottom of the strip.
  • 5
    Fold up a 2 inch section of dough to cover filling like a triangle. Fold the left side of dough diagonally to the right like folding a flag. Keep folding diagonally until sheet of dough ends.
  • 6
    place the turnover seam side down on sheet pan. Coat lightly with nonstick spray. Continue making the rest in the same manner. Bake 10 minutes at 375 degree's, or until brown. Serve warm with low fat ice cream,or yogurt. Or have them as a snack.