Fresh Cherry Turnovers

Recipe by kitchengrrl
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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • *Makethe dough: In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, combine the flour, sugar, ginger, and salt.
  • Pulse until well blended.
  • Add butter and cream cheese to the processor and pulse until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • With processor running, slowly add water and mix just until dough comes together.
  • Form dough into a disk and wrap with plastic wrap.
  • Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  • *Formthe turnovers: In a medium bowl, mix the cherries, lemon zest, lemon juice, cornstarch, and salt together and set aside.
  • *Assemble:Ona lightly floured surface, roll out dough and cut out 6-inch circles.
  • Gather and rechill dough scraps and repeat until 15 dough circles are cut out.
  • Evenly divide the cherry filling among the dough circles.
  • Dampen the edge of each dough circle and fold in half over the cherry filling.
  • Lightly press the edges with the tines of a fork to seal each half-moon-shaped turnover.
  • Place turnovers on two parchment-lined baking sheets and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • *Bakethe turnovers: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut 2 or 3 small slits on top of each turnover to create vents.
  • Place turnovers on the middle rack of the oven and bake until crust is golden and cherry juice begins to ooze from the vent holes-- 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Cool turnovers on a wire rack.
  • Store in an airtight container for up to 2 days.
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