No Sugar Added Cherry Turnovers

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READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by BeansnRice

This is from Diabetic Cooking. I haven't made these yet but DH loves cherries so I thought I'd post the recipe here for safe keeping.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 8 frozen phyllo pastry sheets, thawed
  • 14 cup butter, melted
  • 6 tablespoons no-sugar-added black cherry fruit spread
  • 1 12 tablespoons cherry flavored liqueur (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon cold water


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Lightly brush each phyllo sheet with melted butter and stack.
  3. Cut through all the sheets to form 6 (5") squares.
  4. Combine fruit spread and cherry liqueur (if using) in a bowl.
  5. Put 1 tablespoon fruit mixture into the center of each stack.
  6. Brush edges of phyllo with melted butter and fold edges over to form a triangle.
  7. Press edges together to seal and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Combine egg and water in a separate bowl and brush over turnovers before placing in oven.
  9. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Cool on wire rack.

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