Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnovers Your Family Will be Begging For

If you like apple pie, here is a quick and easy twist to making a delicious pastry with a similar taste. Apple turnovers are awesome pastries perfect for breakfast, tea time, a snack with a cup of coffee or dessert. They are extremely simple to prepare and very yummy. Here is an easy, but tasty recipe.

Ingredients:

1 large pastry sheet

2 large apples, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, etc

2 tablespoons of sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

2 ounces of whole milk

Optional: powdered sugar, walnuts chocolate syrup

Preparation:

Take your large pastry sheet and quarter it. Next take your two apples and cut them into thin slices in a bowl. You can peel them if you would like but they are great with the skin on. Add your sugar and cinnamon. Now pile the apples, cinnamon and sugar at the center of each pastry sheet. With a brush, moisten the edges of the pastry dough and press them together, leaving small pockets for the filling.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Put the turnovers in the oven; bake for about 10 to 15 minutes or until tops of turnovers start to turn golden brown. Remove from oven and decorate with powdered sugar, walnuts or chocolate syrup if you wish. This recipe will make four servings.

Mini Apple Turnovers

If you are looking for a smaller version of an awesome pastry either for a small snack, for finger food or to create for your children a snack that won’t disappoint are Mini Apple Turnovers. Mini Apple Turnovers are made similar to traditional turnovers, except they are about half the size. Good for almost any time of the day, these mini treats are easy to make.

Ingredients:

1 large pastry sheet

2 large apples, Red Delicious, Granny Smith, etc

2 tablespoons of sugar

1 teaspoon of cinnamon

2 ounces of whole milk

Optional toppings, limited only by your imagination: powdered sugar, walnuts, chocolate syrup

Directions:

Lay out large pastry sheet and slice into 8 equal sized pieces. Take your two apples and cut them into thin slices in a bowl. Mix with sugar and cinnamon. Now spread the apples, cinnamon and sugar at the middle of each pastry sheet. With a brush, moisten the edges of the pastry dough and press them closed, leaving small pockets for the filling.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place the turnovers in the oven; cook for about 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and decorate with powdered sugar, walnuts or chocolate syrup if you wish. This recipe yields eight servings.

Apple Turnovers are very versatile. They can be eaten as a breakfast pastry, an afternoon snack, or a dinner dessert. You can add an unlimited amount of ingredients to them to enhance the taste ever so slightly. Some options include honey, cinnamon and nutmeg, black and blue berries, sliced strawberries, serve ala mode (with a scoop of your favorite ice cream), served with fresh whipped cream, granola, etc. There are numerous ways to serve up this dish; you will find that your family will love this easy recipe almost every week of the year.

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