Apple Turnovers

Spicy apples in pastry pocketbooks


  • Pastry for 2-crust 10" pie
  • 4 c. diced peeled apples
  • tsp. salt
  • c. sugar
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 tblsp. lemon juice
  • 6 tblsp. soft butter
  • Milk


  • Combine apples, salt, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon juice.
  • Divide pastry in half and roll one half to make 11" square. Dot with 3 tblsp. butter, fold over and roll out again to make an 18" X 12" rectangle. Cut in 6" squares. Repeat with second half of dough.
  • Place about ⅓ c. apple mixture on each square of pastry; fold over and seal edges by pressing with 4-tined fork. Prick tops of turnovers. Brush with milk.
  • Bake in hot oven (400°F.) until golden, about 25 to 30 minutes. Serve warm or cold. Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.