apple turnovers
  • (2 1/4 cups) peeled cooking apples, diced
  • (1 1/2 tsp.) lemon juice
  • (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



Golden Apple Turnovers

A lighter but still delicious version of a classic, homemade breakfast turnover.

Preparation Time

About 15 minutes

Cook Time

About 7 minutes


  1. 1Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. 2Combine apples and lemon juice in a large bowl. Add sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg, stir well.
  3. 3CAREFULLY separate one phyllo sheet from the rest and lightly spray it with cooking spray. Place another sheet on top of the first. Keep the rest covered with a damp cloth.
  4. 4Using a pizza cutter, cut each sheet into four 3 1/4-inch strips, long wise.
  5. 5Place one tbsp. of apple mixture onto the end of each strip, about 1/4 inch in from the end.
  6. 6Fold the left bottom corner over the mixture, forming a triangle. Keep folding back and forth into a triangle to the end of the strip.
  7. 7Place on the baking sheet about an inch apart, with the fold facing down, then lightly spray each one with cooking spray.
  8. 8Cook for about seven minutes or until lightly browned, serve.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 Turnover

Amount Per Serving:

  • Calories 47
  • Total Fat 0.6 g
  • Total Carbohydrate9.7 g
  • Protein 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Sodium 60.5 mg
  • Fiber 9.2 g

Additional Information

Recipe Category: Breakfast

Recipe Subcategory: Pastries and Pies

Recipe Ethnicity: N/A

Dietetic Info:

  • Glycemic Index:
  • Gluten Free: No

Vegetarian/Allergen Info: N/A

NOTE: Glycemic Index Scale: Low=0-55, Medium=56-69, High=70 or greater.