Apple Turnovers

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Jul. 15, 2011

Ingredients

Flaky pastry 1 Pound
Butter 1 Tablespoon
Beaten egg 1
Cooking apples 1 1/2 Pound , peeled, cored and thinly sliced
Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
Dark brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
Raisins 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , chopped
Flour 1 Tablespoon
Freshly grated nutmeg 1/2 Teaspoon
Ground cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon
Grated orange rind/Lemon 1/2
Lemon 1 , juiced
Orange juice 2 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Grease 2 baking sheets with a little butter.

MAKING

3. In a mixing bowl, combine filling ingredients and mix well.

4. On a flour dusted work surface, roll out pastry into large 1/8- inch thick sheet.

5. Use a 6 inch saucer to cut out 12 circles.

6. Spoon equal quantity of filling on one half of each pastry circle, 1/4-inch within the edge.

7. Brush edges lightly with water

8. Fold other half of pastry circle over the filling and crimping at the edges to seal Arrange turnovers on buttered cookie sheets.

9. With the tip of a sharp paring knife, make 2 or 3 small slashes on top of each turnover.

10. Brush them with beaten egg.

FINALIZING

11. Bake turnovers in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, until pastry is puffed and golden and apples are tender when checked with a toothpick.

SERVING

12. Serve the turnovers steaming hot as an evening snack.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 173Calories from Fat 61

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.8%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 29 mg1.21%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 17 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet