Anyone can make these easy delicious homemade apple turnovers – the smell that fills your kitchen while cooking these turnovers is absolutely heavenly! Enjoy! Easy Apple Turnovers
SERVING: 8 TURNOVERS
2 cups small peeled, cored, and diced apples
1 tablespoon sugar
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1 tablespoon water
egg whisked / optional
1 teaspoon cornstarch
INSTRUCTIONS for Easy Apple Turnovers
Melt unsalted butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Place apples (Golden Delicious or Granny Smith) -peeled, cored, and diced in a large bowl and toss with fresh lemon juice.
Add water, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and pure vanilla extract in a medium saucepan. Stir to combine then bring to a boil over medium heat,stirring – boil it for two minutes. Add the apples, cover and cook, (stirring often), until the apples soften, about 5 minutes or until sauce has thickened. Remove from heat to cool slightly.
Preheat the oven to 400°F. (200°C). Grease cookie sheet and line with parchment paper.
Unfold Easy puff pastry from scratch-sheet. Using a rolling pin, gently roll over the pastry to seal any perforations then cut each larger square into 4 smaller squares. Spoon apples onto the center of each squares. Fold over from corner to corner into a triangle shape, and press edges together to seal. Using a fork, crimp together the edges then transfer the turnovers to the prepared baking sheets, spacing them at least 2 inches apart.
You can brush beaten egg over the top of each turnover, and sprinkle with white or vanilla sugar before baking.(optional)
Bake for 20-25 minutes in the preheated oven, until turnovers are puffed and lightly browned. Cool completely before icing.
EASY APPLE TURNOVERS
To make the ICING- in a small bowl, mix together the ¾ cup confectioners’ sugar, 1 tablespoon milk and pure vanilla extract .Adjust the thickness by adding more sugar or milk if necessary. Drizzle over the cooled turnovers.
Apple Turnovers are best served the same day as baking.
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