Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnover – delicious flaky hand-held treats made with puff pastry and sweet cinnamon-y apple filling. So easy to make and highly-addictive. Great for breakfast and as desserts!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6 - 10 pieces
Calories 415 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • dough for two 9-inch pie crusts
  • 4 medium apples
  • 2 -3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice


  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water
  • Demerara, Turbinado, or coarse sugar, for topping (optional)
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  1. Remove pie crust room freezer about 45 minutes before using.

  2. Preheat oven to 375 Degrees F.

  3. Line baking or cookie sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.

  4. Roll out puff pastry, cut each sheet of dough into 6 (3 inch x 4 inch) pieces or according to desired shapes.

  5. In a medium saucepan, add apple, butter, sugar, cinnamon spice, nutmeg, ground ginger, salt , cornstarch, and lemon juice.

  6. Simmer on medium heat about 3-4 minutes until thickened. Set aside. Let it cool.

  7. Mix together egg and about 1 tablespoon of milk or water in a small pan.

  8. When ready, scoop a heaping tablespoon of filling into each squares..

  9. Lightly brush the insides of of turnover with egg wash.

  10. Fold over and press edges gently together to seal. Place turnovers on a baking sheet, leaving about 1 inch between them.

  11. Brush turnovers with egg wash and top with Demerrra, Turbinado or coarse sugar.

  12. Bake at 375 degrees F for 15-18 minutes until cooked through, depending on the size of the turnover.