apple turnoversAre you looking for the perfect breakfast pastry? Well here it is with all of it is flaky apple deliciousness. This apple turnover is so good your kids will want to get up early to eat breakfast. Put away the Pop Tarts.  Forget about the Toaster Strudels. It’s time to get out the fresh apples and spices that will have your kids running for the dinning room table. Kids love the sweet, cinnamon goodness.  And guess what…it’s easy to make. Odds are you will have most of the ingredients in your pantry. So let’s get baking.

Start by chopping your 2 cups of apples into small pieces.

chopped applesAdd 1/2 cup of sugar.

adding sugarThen add 1 tablespoon of flour.

adding flourNext add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon.

adding cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg.

adding nutmeg1/4 teaspoon of salt.

adding saltAnd 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.

adding lemon juiceMix everything together.

mixing applesNow open two 8 oz. packages of crescent rolls. Separate each triangle on a foil lined baking sheet and put two tablespoons of filling in the center of each crescent roll. 

filling for turnoversFold over each triangle.

folding over corners of turnoverNow crimp the sides with a fork.

closing turnoversBake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.

baked turnoversNow for the frosting… combine the margarine, milk and vanilla in a pan on the stove and heat it until the margarine is melted. You want to heat up the liquid so you will have a smoother frosting.

melting butter for frostingIn a bowl place 2 cups of powdered sugar.

powder sugarThen add the warm liquid to the powdered sugar one tablespoon at a time.

adding liquid to powdered sugarKeep adding the warm liquid until it reaches this consistency. You may have to add a little more powdered sugar if it is too runny.

mixed frostingNow drizzle it over the warm apple turnovers.

frosting turnoversNow they are ready to serve. Enjoy them for breakfast or with some ice cream as a dessert.

Apple Turnovers
Yields 16
A delicious apple treat
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Cook Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Ingredients
  1. 2 cups of chopped apples
  2. 2 (8 oz.) packages of refrigerator crescent rolls
  3. 1/2 cup of sugar
  4. 1 tablespoon of flour
  5. 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  6. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  7. 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  8. 1 teaspoon lemon juice
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  10. Powdered Sugar Frosting
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  12. 1/4 cup milk
  13. 1 tablespoon margarine
  14. 1 tsp. vanilla
  15. 2 cups powdered sugar
Instructions
  1. Start by chopping your 2 cups of apples into small pieces. Add 1/2 cup of sugar, 1 tablespoon of flour, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon, 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1/4 teaspoon of salt, and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Mix everything together. Now open two 8 oz. packages of crescent rolls. Separate each triangle on a foil lined baking sheet and put two tablespoons of filling in the center of each crescent roll. Fold over each triangle. Now crimp the sides with a fork. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
  2. Now for the frosting... combine the margarine, milk and vanilla in a pan on the stove and heat it until the margarine is melted. You want to heat up the liquid so you will have a smoother frosting. In a bowl place 2 cups of powdered sugar. Then add the warm liquid to the powdered sugar one tablespoon at a time. Keep adding the warm liquid until it reaches this consistency. You may have to add a little more powdered sugar if it is too runny. Now drizzle it over the warm apple turnovers.
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