Recipe by Gramma Connie Verbeck
This is a scaled-down version of an old-fashioned apple dessert. It came from Taste of Home Magazine subscriber Phyllis Fahey from Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Top Review by LizzieCuit
Delightful! This is was superb. If you like your apples very tender, toss them in a skillet or saucepan with one tablespoon of butter and the teaspoon of sugar over medium heat for ten minutes while your oven preheats. Pour one tablespoon of water into your apples and remove from heat. Let the apples cool a bit before filling the turnover.
- 1⁄4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 pinch salt
- 4 teaspoons shortening
- 1 tablespoon ice water
- 1 medium tart apple, peeled and sliced
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon corn syrup
- 1 pinch salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon hot water
Directions See How It's Made
- In a small bowl, combine flour and salt; cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
- Sprinkle with ice water and toss with a fork.
- Form into a ball.
- On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 7-inch circle.
- Place apple slices on half of the circle; sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon.
- Fold dough over filling, sealing edges with fingers or pressing with a fork.
- Brush with milk.
- Prick top with a fork.
- Place on a greased baking sheet.
- Bake at 375 degrees for 25-30 minute or until golden brown.
- Combine glaze ingredients until smooth; drizzle over turnover.