Cherry almond turnovers

1
Jackie O'Callaghan

By
@foodwithjackieo

Great for breakfast or dessert!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • 1
    bag of frozen unsweetened dark sweet cherries ( make sure you do not buy tart)
  • 1 Tbsp
    sugar in the raw
  • 3 oz
    cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp
    (maybe a touch more) pure almond extract
  • ·
    sliced almonds
  • 1
    sheet of puffed pastry dough

How to Make Cherry almond turnovers

Step-by-Step

  1. Thaw cherries
    Thaw puffed pastry
    Heat oven to 400 degrees
    Soften cream cheese ( in microwave if preferred for 20-30 seconds)
    Cut cherries in halves
    Add sugar to cherries and mix
    In a separate bowl, add cream cheese and almond extract, combine
    Mix cherry mixture with cream cheese mixture
    Add in almonds ( just enough to give the mixture crunch, not the entire small bag) maybe 2 tablespoons
    Cut pastry dough into 6 squares
    Fill pastry dough with mixture
    Add a little sugar in the raw on top of each pastry
    Place on cookie sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes

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