Southwestern Cheese Turnovers

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READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by Nursebarb

A tasty appetizer - a little work, but man, are they good! Do not sub margarine for butter! As far as the pepper jelly - you control the heat - we like them pretty hot! (us Texans....!!) I believe I got these out of Southern Living yearrrrssss ago. I hope you enjoy them! Prep time includes chilling time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Put flour in bowl of food processor.
  2. Add cheese and butter chunks.
  3. Pulse processor 6 times until butter and cheese are coarsely chopped.
  4. Run processor steadily until dough forms a ball.
  5. Chill dough for at least one hour.
  6. On floured board, roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
  7. Cut dough into 20 2-inch rounds.
  8. Place 1/4 teaspoon pepper jelly in the middle of each round.
  9. Brush edges with egg wash made of 1 egg and 1 tablespoon water.
  10. Fold dough over jelly and seal.
  11. Bake at 375 degrees 12-15 minutes on ungreased cookie sheet.
  12. Cool (but really good warm!).
  13. May be frozen - to reheat, bake 5 minutes at 375 degrees.

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