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apple turnovers

(4 ratings)
Blue Ribbon Recipe by
deb baldwin
blanchard, ID

I like to make turnovers. I just made 4 apple turnovers and some cups filled with the filling and a topping using my apple cobbler topping. This will make a nice snack for after dinner.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Have a craving for apple pie but don't feel like making a whole pie? Give these turnovers a try. They taste just like mini apple pies. We opted for the puff pastry and loved how flaky they became. The outside gets a sugary crust and the inside is filled with juicy apples. You can enjoy this for dessert, a snack, or even as a breakfast treat.

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
(4 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For apple turnovers

  • 2
    tart apples, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts, chopped
  • 4 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1
    egg, beaten for egg wash
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar, for topping
  • 1 pkg
    frozen ready made pie dough or frozen puff pastry
  • 1-2 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour

How To Make apple turnovers

  • Oven set to preheat.
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Thaw pie dough or puff pastry.
  • Adding a bit of flour to the cutting board.
    Add 1 - 2 Tbsp of flour to your surface before you put the dough or puff pastry down so they do not stick.
  • Cutting the puff pastry into squares.
    Unroll sheets and cut each sheet into 4 pieces.
  • Peeled and chopped apples in a bowl with lemon juice.
    Peel and chop apples and add to bowl with lemon juice.
  • Walnuts, brown sugar, and spices added to the apples.
    Add walnuts, brown sugar, and spices. Mix together. If apples are juicy, you can add a little flour to the mixture to absorb the juice.
  • A spoonful of mixture on the puff pastry.
    Fill half of one pastry piece with a spoonful of apple mixture.
  • Folding the puff pastry to form a turnover.
    Fold over to form into a turnover.
  • Brushing egg wash to seal the turnover.
    Rub inside edge with egg wash and seal. Repeat with remaining pastry pieces.
  • Slits cut into the turnovers.
    Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Lay turnovers on paper. Make 2 or 3 slits on each turnover, to let steam escape.
  • Sprinkling sugar over egg-washed turnovers.
    Brush with egg wash and sprinkle lightly with sugar.
  • Apple turnovers baking in the oven.
    Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes. You can use other fruits for filling.