Fresh Apple and Cherry Turnovers

by Jamie on June 18, 2009

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Last week I came across a post for Fresh Cherry Turnovers on Recipe Girl’s Blog. The crust intrigued me because it was made with cream cheese, and I love me some cream cheese! I also happened to have a bunch of fresh cherries on hand, so I decided to throw these together Monday night.

The dough is a dream to work with and rolled out like no other! Once I made a few large cherry turnovers, I still had quite a bit of dough left, so I wrapped it in plastic film and placed it in the fridge for a future use.

The next day I used the dough to make apple turnovers, and these were my fave!!!

Don’t get me wrong, the cherry were great too, but my cherries were not very ripe and I don’t think I added enough sugar to make them sweet. Making all these cherry recipes totally made me realize that I need a cherry pitter stat – doing the work without one can be super tedious!

I will definitely make these again and look forward to using this amazing cream cheese crust on many recipes to come! These turnovers are great the next day and store well in a sealed container.

Have a great day and thanks so much for stopping by!

Check out Recipe Girl’s site for more info and the recipe.


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Maria June 18, 2009 at 10:15 am

Apple and cherry together, double yum!

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Heidi June 18, 2009 at 11:39 am

I love turnovers and there are really not that many recipes out there for them. Yours look perfect and I can't wait to try them. I'm still waiting for the first crop of really good Washington State bing cherries & rainier cherries. Love your blog and I have it on my blogroll. I have to check in every few days to see what you've made. This recipe just made me want to comment!

Heidi
heidibakes.blogspot.com

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Becky June 18, 2009 at 11:40 am

mmmmmmmm…..that looks so good! I am hungry now!

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Katrina June 18, 2009 at 12:04 pm

I saw these on Lori's blog and want to make them so bad! I've got a cherry pitter on order first! ;) Yours look great. I'd have a hard time decided between apple and cherry!

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Katie McFarlan June 18, 2009 at 1:34 pm

Oh my goodness-these look so delicious. I have to try to make these-cream cheese in the crust!? YUM!

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Em June 18, 2009 at 2:18 pm

glad you tried these – a cream cheese based crust is definitely a winner!!

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oneshotbeyond June 18, 2009 at 2:20 pm

those look and sound great!

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Jennifer June 18, 2009 at 3:41 pm

These look and sound SO good!!!! I love that first pic!a

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pigpigscorner June 19, 2009 at 7:41 am

I bookmarked this because of the cheese too! THey look gorgeousa and so tempting!

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teresa June 19, 2009 at 8:47 am

Oh wow, these look amazing! I bet they were fun to make too!

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Debbie June 19, 2009 at 10:16 am

I saw these on recipe girl also and definitely want to try making them sometime. Yours look delicious….

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Smitten Sugar June 19, 2009 at 1:15 pm

yum these look delish! I will have to try these sometime soon.

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Jenn June 20, 2009 at 9:21 am

oh these look fabulous! the cherries here are still kinda…no, they are nasty still. can you explain how you did the apple filling? just like a pie filling? my dh is salavating for these as i type!

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Jamie June 20, 2009 at 10:32 am

Jenn-

You could totally just use apple pie filling…that's what I did!

-Jamie

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The Cooking Photographer June 20, 2009 at 7:48 pm

Jamie,

Your photography just keeps getting better and better! Those turnovers look heavenly too.

Laura

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Elaine June 21, 2009 at 6:45 pm

Yum! These look amazing! I will definitely be trying them out.

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RecipeGirl July 31, 2009 at 8:50 am

I must have missed these the first time around… that was right around the time when I left on vacation. Your pictures are fabulous. Glad you liked them!

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keith November 2, 2010 at 2:55 am

that looks so mouthwatering. can’t wait to try it myself.
keith dillon

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