Wrapped in crispy and flaky puff pastry dough, you’ll find a delicious and hot apple filling which tastes just like an apple pie! You’ll be surprised how easy it is to make these apple turnovers. You only need a couple of ingredients, an oven and 35 minutes.

It’s such a Dutch tradition to eat apple turnovers on New Year’s Eve. But I think it’s a complete waste to only eat these delicious apple turnovers on that day, so I eat them all year round…yummy!

Whenever I want a quick substitute for an apple pie, I make these apple turnovers. They are a perfect snack, and kids absolutely love them too!

So tighten your apron, start baking and don’t forget to share your thoughts with me!



Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

These apple turnovers are super easy to make and taste just like an apple pie. Yield: 6


  • 6 puff pastry sheets
  • 2 medium apples (Jonagold)
  • 16 gr vanilla sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 25 gr raisins
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp cinnamon sugar ( or 4 tbsp sugar + 1 tsp ground cinnamon)
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 200° Celsius.
  2. Defrost the pastry dough sheets at room temperature.
  3. Soak the raisins in hot water for 5 minutes and chop the apple in small pieces.
  4. Take a big bowl and add the raisins, apple, vanilla sugar, ground cinnamon, cornstarch and lemon juice. Mix until combined.
  5. Put 2 tbsp of the apple mixture in the center of the pastry dough sheet.
  6. Make the edges of the pastry dough slightly(!) wet and fold the dough over the filling creating a triangle.
  7. Pinch the edges with your fingers. Use a fork and press down all around the edges.
  8. Whisk the egg in a small bowl and brush the top of each apple turnover.
  9. Sprinkle each apple turnover with the cinnamon sugar.
  10. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake the apple turnovers for 17 minutes.

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