Cherry Turnover

Recipe: Cherry Turnover


  • 8 frozen phyllo dough sheets, thawed
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 6 Tablespoons no−sugar−added black cherry fruit spread
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cherry liqueur (optional)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon cold water


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Lightly brush each phyllo sheet with butter; stack. Cut through all sheets to form six (5−inch) squares.
  2. Combine fruit spread and cherry liqueur, if desired. Place 1 tablespoon fruit spread mixture in center of each pile of eight phyllo squares; brush edges of phyllo with butter.
  3. Fold edges over to form triangle; gently press edges together to seal. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Beat together egg and water; brush over phyllo triangles. Bake 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or at room temperature. Makes 6 turnovers

Number of servings (yield): 6

Meal type: dessert

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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