Apple Turnovers

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Sep. 18, 2010


All purpose flour 3 Cup (48 tbs)
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Shortening 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Cold water 8 Tablespoon
Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon , softened
Cooking apples 1 1/2 Pound
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
Sugar 2/3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground nutmeg 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/8 Teaspoon
Milk 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon


Mix flour and the 1 teaspoon salt.

Cut in shortening till pieces are the size of small peas.

Sprinkle 1 tablespoon water over part of the mixture; gently toss with fork.

Push to side of bowl; repeat till all is moistened.

Form dough into a ball.

Divide dough in half.

On lightly floured surface, roll each half to an 11 -inch square.

Spread each square with 3 tablespoons butter or margarine.

Fold each square into thirds; chill 30 minutes.

Roll each chilled pastry portion to an 18x12-inch rectangle.

Cut each rectangle into six 6-inch squares.

Meanwhile, peel and core apples; chop apples.

Sprinkle apples with lemon juice.

Combine the 1/2 cup sugar, the 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, and the 1/8 teaspoon salt; toss with apples.

Put about 1/3 cup of the apple mixture just off-center on a pastry square.

Moisten edges of pastry with a little water.

Fold in half diagonally; seal by pressing with tines of fork.

Place turnover on ungreased baking sheet.

Prick top.

Brush with milk; sprinkle with additional sugar and cinnamon.

Repeat with the remaining pastry squares.

Bake in 375° oven for 30 to 35 minutes or till crust is golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 4905Calories from Fat 2531

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 287 g441.5%

Saturated Fat 100 g500%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 2263 mg94.29%

Total Carbohydrates 557 g185.7%

Dietary Fiber 30 g120%

Sugars 241 g

Protein 45 g90%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet