Baked Apple Turnovers

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Jenn Visser

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@jennvisser

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • TURNOVERS:

  • 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
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    agave nectar
  • ·
    stevia to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2
    lemon, squeezed
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • ICING:

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

How to Make Baked Apple Turnovers

Step-by-Step

  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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