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Glazed Apple Turnovers

I first tasted these as tarts at a get-together with friends. I tweaked the recipe to turn it a fun hand-held treat that can work for breakfast, dessert or a snack. —Kami Horch, Calais, Maine
  • Total Time
    Prep: 35 min. Bake: 20 min.
  • Makes
    16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple cider or juice
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 7 medium apples, peeled and chopped (about 7 cups)
  • 3 teaspoons apple pie spice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 packages (17.3 ounces each) frozen puff pastry, thawed
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons half-and-half cream

Directions

  • In a large heavy saucepan, spread sugar; cook, without stirring, over medium-low heat until it begins to melt. Cook until melted sugar turns a medium amber color, stirring occasionally. Mix cider and vinegar; pour slowly into melted sugar (mixture will harden). Reduce heat; cook and stir until mixture returns to a liquid. Add apples and spices; toss to coat. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, until cooled.
  • Preheat oven to 400°. Drain apples; reserving juices. On a lightly floured surface, roll each sheet of puff pastry sheet into a 12-in. square. Cut each into four squares. Top each with about 3 tablespoons drained apple. Fold pastry over filling to form a triangle; press edges with a fork to seal. Place on greased baking sheets.
  • Bake until golden brown, 18-20 minutes. For glaze, mix confectioners' sugar, butter, vanilla and reserved apple juices. Stir in enough cream to reach a thick drizzling consistency. Spoon over turnovers. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 turnover: 500 calories, 18g fat (5g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 216mg sodium, 82g carbohydrate (45g sugars, 6g fiber), 5g protein.
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