Apple Turnovers

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Cristina Barry

Barefoot Contessa

Top Review by Classic_Charms

My family goes apple picking every year bringing home tons of apples so on a search to find new recipes I tried this one. The turnovers came out delicious. I did make a few adjustments. I didn't have any oranges so I omitted the zest and juice and replaced it with Triple Sec. I didn't have any dried cherries so I left those out too. Also, I hate salt so left it out. Everyone in my house loved them. They tasted best while still warm from the oven.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine the orange zest and orange juice in a bowl.
  3. Peel, quarter, and core the apples and then cut them in 3/4-inch dice.
  4. Immediately toss the apples with the zest and juice to prevent them from turning brown.
  5. Add the cherries, sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt.
  6. Flour a board and lightly roll each sheet of puff pastry to a 12 by 12-inch square. Cut each sheet into 4 smaller squares and keep chilled until ready to use.
  7. Brush the edges of each square with the egg wash and neatly place about 1/3 cup of the apple mixture on half of the square.
  8. Fold the pastry diagonally over the apple mixture and seal by pressing the edges with a fork.
  9. Transfer to a sheet pan lined with parchment paper.
  10. Brush the top with egg wash, sprinkle with sugar, make 2 small slits, and bake for 20 minutes, until browned and puffed.
  11. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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