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Flaky Apple Turnovers

Something so craveable that's not all that bad for you.

Per Turnover: 47 Calories, .6g Fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 60.5mg Sodium, 9.7g Carbohydrates, 9.2g Fiber, 3.8g Sugar, .8g Protein
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Yield: Yields 20


  • 2 1/4 cups peeled, chopped cooking apples 
  • 1 1/2 tsp. lemon juice (fresh or bottled)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 10 sheets frozen phyllo pastry, thawed
  • Cooking spray


  1. Prehead oven to 400 degrees F
  2. Combine apple and lemon juice in a small bowl; toss gently
  3. Add sugar, flour and next 3 ingredients; toss well and set aside
  4. Spray 1 phyllo sheet at a time with cooking spray, and cut each sheet lengthwise into 4- 3 1/4-inch strips
  5. Stack 2 strips, 1 on top of the other
  6. Spoon 1 heaping Tbs. apple mixture onto 1 end of each strip, and spread to within 1 inch of end; fold the left bottom corner over mixture, forming a triangle
  7. Keep folding back and forth into a triangle to end of strip
  8. Repeat procedure with remaining ingredients
  9. Place the triangles, seam-side down, on a baking sheet
  10. Lightly spray tops with cooking spray
  11. Bake for 7 minutes or until golden
  12. Serve warm

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These were GREAT and really easy to make! I'll be making these again next Sunday morning!

posted Mar 14th, 2011 3:02 pm



I have a constant hankering for apple dessert treats. This seems like a great alternative to apple pie. I can't wait to try them.

posted Mar 11th, 2011 4:10 pm


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