Apple Turnovers

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Apple Turnovers

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Servings: 12


  • 3 Cups flour
  • 3 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tsp. salt
  • 1/2 Tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 Cup Crisco
  • 1 Can prepared apple pie filling (20-22 oz.)
  • Confectioner's sugar


(NOTE: Any prepared pie filling may be used.)

  • Preheat oven to 425°.
  • Combine flour, granulated sugar, salt, cinnamon.
  • Cut in Crisco with pastry blender or two knives until mixture is uniform.
  • Sprinkle dough with water a tablespoon at a time, stirring it with a fork until just enough has been added so dough can be patted into a ball.
  • Divide pastry in half.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll 1/2 into a 10 x 15-inch rectangle.
  • Cut into six 5-inch squares.
  • Repeat with other half of dough.
  • Place about 2 measuring tablespoons of fruit filling in center of each square.
  • Moisten pastry edges with water.
  • Fold over 1/2 pastry to form triangle.
  • Seal edges firmly with a fork.
  • Prick top with a fork for steam to escape.
  • Bake on ungreased baking sheets 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool slightly.
  • Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Makes 12.


Credit by: Sandi Weber

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