Baked Apple Turnovers

Jenn Visser


OK, so these are not technically apple turnovers, but they really do taste great! A lot easier than dealing with phyllo dough and much healthier. Tortillas paired with the sweet filling work really well when baked. Also, we don't do a lot of sugar in our house--so feel free to increase the sugar to 1/2 cup or more, and omit the agave and stevia (natural sweetener alternatives). Hope you enjoy!


★★★★★ 3 votes

15 Min
10 Min



  • 4
    flour tortillas
  • 3 large
    granny smith apples, diced (peeled if you prefer)
  • 1 c
    chopped or sliced almonds
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 Tbsp
    agave nectar
  • ·
    stevia to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1/2
    lemon, squeezed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • ICING:

  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·
    enough milk to create icing consistency

How to Make Baked Apple Turnovers


  1. Preheat over to 400 degrees.
  2. Melt butter in large skillet, then add apples and lemon juice.
  3. Cook for 5-7 minutes to tenderize, then add nuts, sugar, agave, stevia, cinnamon, and salt.
  4. Continue cooking, adding a few TB of water as needed to make it close to a "pie filling" consistency.
  5. Place 1/4 filling mixture onto tortilla and fold in half. Make 4 turnovers and place on greased baking sheet.
  6. Spray the tops of turnovers with oil or baste lightly with butter.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until lightly browned.
  8. While turnovers are baking, prepare the icing by mixing powdered sugar, vanilla & milk in small bowl.
  9. Allow to cool for a few minutes before drizzling icing over the tops. Serve warm.

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