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Apple Turnovers

Prep Time:40 min
Cook Time:20 min
Yield:12 turnovers


  • 1 3/4 cups peeled, chopped tart cooking apples, (about 2/3 pound or 2 medium)
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Double Crust Classic Crisco Pie Crust
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. 1.
    COMBINE apples and water in small saucepan. Cook and stir on high heat until mixture comes to a boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir in brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Simmer 5 minutes. Stir frequently. Combine flour and granulated sugar. Stir into apple mixture. Bring to a boil. Boil 1 minute. Stir in butter.

  2. 2.
    HEAT oven to 425ºF. Prepare dough according to pie crust recipe directions; divide in half. Roll each half to 1/16-inch thickness. Cut six 5 1/4-inch circles from each half (reroll circles as necessary to 1/16-inch thickness).

  3. 3.
    PLACE about 1 tablespoon apple filling on each dough circle. Moisten edges with water. Fold in half over filling. Press with fork to seal. Place on ungreased baking sheet. Prick tops with fork to let steam escape.

  4. 4.
    BAKE 20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 10 minutes on wire rack.

  5. 5.
    COMBINE powdered sugar, milk and vanilla in small bowl. Stir well. Drizzle over turnovers. Serve warm or cool.

  6. TIP
    Note: Any canned fruit pie filling can be substituted for fresh apple filling.


Serving Size (1 turnover), Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 120), Total Fat 13g (Saturated Fat 3.5g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 5mg, Sodium 200mg, Total Carbohydrate 31g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 14g), Protein 2g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 2%, Calcium 2%, Iron 6%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Apple Turnovers 5 5 4 4
Pretty good This recipe was pretty good, looked nice and was fairly easy to make- I would make this one again March 7, 2013
Very Good Of course, the apple turnovers are another classic Crisco recipe that cannot be beat, so delicious. The turnovers do require a lot of effort but they are worth it. February 7, 2013
Another Favorite Easy Preperation and a recipe I will make over and over. February 3, 2013
Loved the Apple Turnovers My family and friends just loved the Apple Turnovers. Everyone enjoyed the perfectly browned flaky crust with the wonderful balance of sweetness from the apples. December 27, 2012
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