Caramel Apple Turnovers.

These flaky turnovers are so easy to make. Simply stuff with homemade cinnamon apple filling and generously top with caramel sauce. 

Easy Caramel Apple Turnovers - one of the easiest recipes I've made. These are a must try!

I had a bittersweet moment yesterday.  I took Jude out for his early morning walk and after 2 minutes of being in the fresh air, I had to rush back inside to change from my beloved flip-flops into my fuzzy moccasin slippers (pink, of course).  I threw a warm fleece over my lightweight t-shirt and braced the crisp air.

You guys, fall is upon us.  Sadly, that means goodbye to summer.

Jude + Slippers

Luckily, it means hello to everything here. Yum.  

If you’re anything like me, you enjoy the warm flavors of fall any time of the year.  I had dreams of making today’s turnovers back in the spring but decided to wait until the weather cooled down to actually make them.  I’m kicking myself for waiting so long; these buttery, flaky turnovers are INCREDIBLE.  I mean… look at them.

Literally dripping with caramel and oozing with sweet apples. Perfectly enjoyed after a chilly morning walk. They’ll make you feel all warm and cozy inside. :)

Seriously good (and easy!) Caramel Apple Turnovers

What I love about these turnovers is how simple they are.  The hardest part is… nothing. There is nothing difficult about making today’s recipe.  It all starts with a package of thawed puff pastry.  Puff pastry is very easy to work with. In its raw form, it’s similar to pie crust. When baked – it’s magically airy, flaky, and puffy. Layers upon layers of buttery goodness.

The trick here is to thaw the puff pastry for about 2 hours. But do not let it get too warm or it will be hard to work with. An easy way to do this is to put the frozen puff pastry in the refrigerator before going to sleep. In the morning, the pastry will be thawed, but still cool.

There are typically two sheets of puff pastry in a standard box. Unfold the two sheets and lay them flat. Cut each into four squares. Spoon the filling on top, leaving about 1 inch diameter around the edges.  Fold in a triangle. Crimp edges with a fork.

Like so:

Learn how to make Caramel Apple Turnovers in less than an hour. Recipe by

The filling is made from two small peeled and chopped apples. I used 1 Granny Smith and 1 Pink Lady apple. Any variety will work.  You’ll cook down the apples with 1 teaspoon cornstarch, 1/4 cup chopped pecans, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract, and 1/2 cup sugar. The pecans are completely optional. I loved the extra texture they gave to the gooey filling, though.

I get my love of sweet pecans from my mom. (Hi mom!)

Allow the filling to cool and slightly thicken after it cooks down. I usually prepare the filling about 20 minutes before unrolling the puff pastry.

Caramel Apple Turnover filling

After you fill the puff pastry squares and fold them into triangles, brush the tops with a beaten egg and cut 2 or 3 small steam vents.  Now it’s time to bake them.  They are very quick in the oven – only about 20 minutes.  No need to flip them.

The cinnamon-y apples will leak onto the baking sheet…

…and it’s utterly amazing.

Easy Caramel Apple Turnovers

I like to eat them warm right out of the oven.  Once they are done, I drizzle each with caramel sauce.  I used the same caramel recipe from these cinnamon rolls.You could also use store bought caramel sauce or your favorite homemade caramel.  There is nothing quite like the combination of caramel and apples, especially this time of year!

If you have about an hour to spare, do yourself a favor and make these luscious turnovers. For breakfast, afternoon snack, or heck – even dessert with a huge scoop of melty vanilla ice cream. (Umm… yum.) You’ll fall in love with the pillow-y, flaky crust and the warm cinnamon-spiced apple filling tucked inside.   I can’t wait to make a few different variations!

Don’t want to use puff pastry?  Use my favorite pie crust to make individual hand-pies with this filling instead.

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Caramel Apple Turnovers

Easy, buttery, and incredibly flaky turnovers stuffed with gooey cinnamon apples and generously topped with caramel sauce. My favorite way to start a cool, crisp fall morning.

Yield: 8 large turnovers

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour



  • 2 small peeled & finely diced apples, any variety
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans, optional
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar


  • 1 package (2 sheets) frozen puff pastry, thawed*
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce for drizzling*


Make the filling. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook the apples, cornstarch, pecans, vanilla, cinnamon, and sugar.  Stir constantly for 5 minutes.  Switch to low heat and allow to simmer for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and allow to cool off for 20 minutes.

Adjust the oven rack to the lower third position and preheat oven to 400F degrees. Line two large cookie sheets with parchment paper or a silicone baking mats.

Prepare the pastry: Unroll the puff pastry sheets onto a lightly floured surface. Cut each into 4 squares.  Spoon 2-3 Tablespoons of apple mixture onto the center of each square.  Fold each over into a triangle shape and crimp the edges with a fork to seal. See photo above for visual. Some apple juices may leak out.

Lightly brush the top of each turnover with beaten egg.  Cut 2 or 3 small steam vents in the tops. Bake each batch for 20 minutes until golden brown.  Rotate the pan halfway through bake time to avoid uneven browning.

Remove from the oven and drizzle each turnover with caramel sauce immediately before serving.  Turnovers taste best on the same day, though you can store them at room temperature in an airtight container for up to 3 days. Unglazed, baked turnovers may be frozen up to 2 months and thawed overnight in the refrigerator, then warmed up in the oven or microwave.

Sally Says

*See text above for how to appropriately thaw puff pastry for this recipe.

*You may use your favorite caramel sauce for the topping - store bought or homemade.

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124 Responses to “Caramel Apple Turnovers.”

  1. #
    Jamie@Milk 'n' Cookiesposted September 10, 2013 at 7:05 am

    Sally, these turnovers look fantastic! I love pre-made puff pastry. It’s so simple and easy to use, as you say. And yet, it also feel elegant at the same time. Perfect for whipping up an impressive breakfast or dessert in no time flat. can’t wait to try these out after we go apple picking! Thanks for the inspiration!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 7:51 am

      I love how easy puff pastry is to work with too, Jamie. My mom uses it to make pot pies in the winter. It’s so versatile!


      • lindareplied on November 13th, 2013 at 7:41 am

        can u freeze them ? raw or baked?

        • Sallyreplied on November 13th, 2013 at 7:56 am

          That information is in the written recipe.

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    martiposted September 10, 2013 at 7:10 am

    I seriously can’t get over how amazing these look…yum!! I love fall. Sunday I had my first pumpkin caribou coffee treat…. there is just something about apples and pumpkin this time of year.can’t wait to try these…caramel and apple??? In a pastry? How can you go wrong! :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 7:51 am

      Your coffee treat sounds utterly delicious, Marti. :)


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    Madisonposted September 10, 2013 at 7:18 am

    These look SO good and so comforting. I love foods that make you feel warm and cozy! You are really good at bringing those to the table. :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 7:52 am

      Thanks Madison! These turnovers are definitely a comforting treat.


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    Katrina @ Warm Vanilla Sugarposted September 10, 2013 at 7:31 am

    I love apple turnovers! These look perfect :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 7:52 am

      Thanks Katrina!


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    Stacy | Wicked Good Kitchenposted September 10, 2013 at 7:37 am

    Fabulous apple turnovers, girl! Love the ample caramel drizzles. I’m getting excited for fall. No crisp, cool air around here yet in Indy. You would think so, but mid-90s this week, eek! Thanks for sharing, m’lady. Pinning!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 7:53 am

      Stay cool in that hot weather Stacy! It’s only chilly here in the mornings, but then it warms up in the afternoon. Anyway, thanks for pinning!


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    Tieghanposted September 10, 2013 at 7:56 am

    I have been doing so much baking with caramel and apples these last 2 days! It is such an amazing combo. I love, love, love these turnovers! That flakey pastry and and the pecan filling are calling my name! Oh and of course a very generous drizzle of caramel!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:55 am

      Cannot WAIT to see your caramel apple recipes Tieghan!


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    Pamela @ Brooklyn Farm Girlposted September 10, 2013 at 7:58 am

    Turnovers are on my list to do, and does it get any better when they are apple and as flaky and beautiful as this?


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    Abbie @ Needs Saltposted September 10, 2013 at 8:10 am

    Wow, these turnovers are incredible! They look so delicious, and I love how you can use puff pastry to make just a small batch of these. And you drizzle your caramel sauce so perfectly! These are gorgeous.
    *sigh* Autumn is upon us, isn’t it? I hate to see summer go, but this season is amazing in it’s own way, and I’m excited for all the baking I’m going to be doing! :)
    Wonderful recipe!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:54 am

      I am very sad to kiss the warm summer days goodbye, but if fall means THESE turnovers, I am all for it. Thanks for the sweet comment and for pinning Abbie!


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    Colleen @ What's Baking in the Barbershop?!posted September 10, 2013 at 8:47 am

    These are screaming fall, and I love it! The golden brown color of these is just perfect, Sally! And the apple filling? Could totally eat it by the spoonful on its own.


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:53 am

      I had a feeling you’d love these Colleen!


  10. #
    Eva @ Eva Bakesposted September 10, 2013 at 8:51 am

    What a sweet and delicious way to welcome apple season!


  11. #
    Ruthy @ Omelettaposted September 10, 2013 at 8:56 am

    So tasty! I can just see stuffing these with Honeycrisp apples, which are my all-time fave. I’m loving the chilly mornings and warm afternoons these days!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:52 am

      I loooove honey crisps. They aren’t in their prime yet, but once I spot some good looking ones I will stock up for sure!


  12. #
    Beatriz Baileyposted September 10, 2013 at 9:00 am

    Can’t wait to make these for the family! My dad loves pastry!!

    Ps: I *need* those pink moccasins :) LOVE them!!

    Thank you!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:51 am

      My favorite slippers by far! So warm.


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    Shelby S http://bellabakes.netposted September 10, 2013 at 9:06 am

    These look like heaven! I can’t wait to try them and they look super easy! :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:51 am

      VERY easy, Shelby! Very.


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    Cate @ Chez CateyLouposted September 10, 2013 at 9:07 am

    Fall really is so bittersweet! It is my favorite season by far, but it is always sad to see the carefree lazy days of summer go. But food like these turnovers makes it so worth it! These look amazing – adding puff pastry to my grocery list!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:51 am

      Cate, you must try these! Especially if you love the fall season so much. Enjoy!


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    Katy @ Katy's Kitchenposted September 10, 2013 at 9:28 am

    Mmmm, I can almost taste that caramel. I’ve definitely been getting into apples more recently as the weather turns cooler. Cold, not so much, but do they ever taste delicious when they’re warm, soft, and cinnamon-y!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:48 am

      I hate the cold. I love the cool. ;)


  16. #
    Gloria // Simply Gloriaposted September 10, 2013 at 9:45 am

    Oh. My. You’ve gotta love our bff…the puff pastry! I even have some in the freezer as I type. (We always have to be prepared!) Love caramel …more than chocolate. Especially in this case. YOu’re so creative and talented, Sally! Have a great rest of the week!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:47 am

      In loooove with puff pastry these days! Hope you enjoy the rest of this Sept week too Gloria. xo


  17. #
    Nancy P.@thebittersideofsweetposted September 10, 2013 at 9:55 am

    These look absolutely wonderful Sally! Loving the fall season that is descending upon us!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:46 am

      Me too, Nancy… me too!


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    Deniseposted September 10, 2013 at 9:57 am

    YUM! This makes me want to curl up with a caramel apple turnover, a hot cup of coffee and a good book! They look amazing, Sally :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:45 am

      Coffee + turnover + book = sounds like my kind of morning or afternoon!


  19. #
    Natasha @ The Cake Merchantposted September 10, 2013 at 10:34 am

    I love caramel apple anything, and these look incredible! Your post is making yearn for a chilly morning.


  20. #
    My Linhposted September 10, 2013 at 10:44 am

    My gosh… These look absolutely divine. Especially since I can eat caramel with anything hahaha… Totally craving turnovers right now *drool* Can’t wait to see your variations on these. I must definitely add turnovers to my foot-long “to-bake”-list!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:44 am

      I can eat caramel with anything too. Total weakness! I have a pretty lengthy “to-bake” list as well. ;) It never ends!


  21. #
    Ashley @ Wishes and Dishesposted September 10, 2013 at 11:06 am

    Yes, these chilly mornings hit me like a ton of bricks this week too haha. So sad but I’m excited for all things Fall….and treats like these!! I made my first apple dessert this week…these may be next on my list :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:40 am

      I love apple desserts and baked goods. I’m glad you’re excited for the fall as much as I am Ashley!


  22. #
    Kara Mposted September 10, 2013 at 11:33 am

    These look incredible! However, I have to say I am very jealous of your fall-like weather! It was 100 degrees here yesterday with the heat index feeling like 106 degrees. Today is supposed to be even hotter. These will be great someday when it cools down here in Arkansas!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 11:38 am

      Oh gosh, Kara! Well if it makes you feel any better, it will be 90 degrees today. The weather can’t seem to make up its mind. Stay cool!


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    Beth @ bethcakesposted September 10, 2013 at 11:47 am

    I am so excited for caramel apple everything! It’s also still super hot here, but I don’t think I can wait much longer for recipes like this. :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 12:10 pm

      I agree Beth – bring on the caramel apple everything!


  24. #
    Mallory @ Because I Like Chocolateposted September 10, 2013 at 12:23 pm

    Now that fall is almost here I’ve been accumulating all the apple/pumpkin/harvest recipes I can find. These are perfect to add to the list and so simple with the store-bought puff pastry. I’ve made it from scratch too but it’s one of those things I’m not sure it’s worth the effort!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 12:25 pm

      I’ve been doing the same. I am even dreaming of pumpkin desserts these days. It’s bad!

      I’ve attempted puff pastry from scratch before too. And to be honest, I like the store bought stuff better. It’s easier too!


  25. #
    Emily @ Life on Foodposted September 10, 2013 at 12:36 pm

    The apple turnovers look good but I love love love the pink moccasins.


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 12:59 pm

      Thanks Emily. ;)


  26. #
    Deborahposted September 10, 2013 at 12:37 pm

    I adore the combination of apples and caramel – I would be very happy eating one of these!


  27. #
    Faith @ Pixie Dust Kitchenposted September 10, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    I love how quick and easy these are, and the small yield. These look incredible!


  28. #
    Kammie @ Sensual Appealposted September 10, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    I love apple turnovers as it is… but add caramel to that mix and I am ALLL over it. I love the combination, the perfect sign of Fall.


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    Mary Frances @ The Sweet {Tooth} Lifeposted September 10, 2013 at 2:13 pm

    I am so jealous of your crisp morning! I am so ready for sweat pants and cozy fall foods. (its like, 95 degrees here:( Like these. Wow, that filling looks so good, I bet I would eat it straight out of the pot. Thanks for the tips for working with puff pastry, I don’t use it very often. That might change once I try these – they look like the epitome of fall happiness!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 4:48 pm

      Ironically, it’s about 90 degrees here today. When Sunday morning it was about 60 degrees. You have to try these turnovers Mary Frances!


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    Nicole @ Young, Broke and Hungryposted September 10, 2013 at 2:29 pm

    I am so jealous it is getting chilly enough where you live to wear fleece. Maybe if I eat enough of these turnovers it will start to feel like Fall in Los Angeles.


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 4:46 pm

      Hahahaha Nicole I’m laughing so loud “maybe if I eat enough of these turnovers…” lol

      Stay cool out there in LA!


  31. #
    Tina @ Tina's Chic Cornerposted September 10, 2013 at 3:26 pm

    I seriously can’t believe how cool it’s turned so quickly. Awesome tips for working with the puff pastry! These turnovers look phenominal. Definitely a must have this Fall. :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 4:41 pm

      Tina – it’s crazy. It was about 60 degrees the other morning when I took Jude out for a walk. Now? It’s 90 degrees. The weather is so fickle right now! But we both know fall is arriving and it’s an excuse to make these!


  32. #
    Lindsay @ Life, Love and Sugarposted September 10, 2013 at 5:37 pm

    It’s cooling down for us too – makes walking our dog much more pleasant when you don’t drip sweat doing it :)

    The turnovers look amazing! I love how easy they are to make too!


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 6:57 pm

      Yessss Lindsay – dog walks are much more tolerable these days!


  33. #
    Anna @ Crunchy Creamy Sweetposted September 10, 2013 at 5:40 pm

    Oh gosh! Swoon! Not sure what looks more adorable – the turnovers or your slippers, Sally!!! I guess the caramel makes the turnovers the winner here :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 6:56 pm

      Haha!! Thanks Anna, I love those slippers too. They definitely wouldn’t be as cute with caramel on top though…


  34. #
    Cassie | Bake Your Dayposted September 10, 2013 at 5:41 pm

    What a great way to say hello to fall! I love the caramel drizzle!


  35. #
    Averie @ Averie Cooksposted September 10, 2013 at 6:41 pm

    The opening pic of your post is probably the best photo you’ve ever taken. Sally, it’s stunning. It should be on the cover of your cookbook b/c I know you love apple pie so much! I love the light, the color gradient, the reflection of the caramel – totally works soooo well.

    And I like how you have one big bold big like that, and not as many seemingly others. Yes, the step shots and the others, but that your main money shot is just BAM, right there, and so striking. I have thought about using less pics. I now cap it at 7-8 pics. I’d love to do like…3-4 :)

    Not kidding, I was going to make an apple slab pie today with puff pastry. I have an apple recipe on Thurs but now that I see your recipe, I am changing directions. LOL


    • Sallyreplied on September 10th, 2013 at 6:54 pm

      Thank you very much Averie! That means a lot coming from you because you’ve been reading since the beginning and know all of my photos! I’ve been trying to decrease the amount of photos per post as well, sometimes I feel as though it’s overload. But other times I just want tons of them. I guess it depends how much fun I have shooting the recipe! Apple slab pie? YES.


  36. #
    Ikhlasposted September 10, 2013 at 6:57 pm

    Omg, yum! These look absolutely TO DIE FOR, Sally! Gotta love apples in the Fall, and I love how ooey-gooey they look. With a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, these would be absolutely perfect. :) Can’t wait to make these on the weekend!


  37. #
    Alexis @ deliciousfoodideas.netposted September 10, 2013 at 8:16 pm

    These look so good!!! The lazy, caramel-loving girl in me is very excited about these!


  38. #
    Dorothy @ Crazy for Crustposted September 10, 2013 at 9:36 pm

    Can you send some of that crisp morning air here???? It’s still 100 degrees. :(

    I LOVE these turnovers. So good!! They’ll make it feel like fall, that’s for sure.


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    Amyposted September 10, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Yum yum yum yum yum!!! These look absolutely amazing Sally, especially because I could justify eating them for breakfast AND dessert!! I’m right there with you — I love warm cinnamony apples. I always forget to pair caramel with them though, but not anymore! :)

    P.S. Your pink moccasins are SO cute!! Where’d you find them? I hope they keep your toes nice and warm on your morning walks during the fall!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 7:38 am

      Thanks Amy! And the slippers are UGG slippers – I’m obsessed. They are so cozy! I don’t see this pink color anymore though:


      • Amyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 2:12 pm

        No wonder you’re obsessed — UGGs are amazing! That’s sad they don’t offer your pretty light pink anymore, but I still love the classic tan. :)

        • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 6:30 pm

          Hopefully pink will be available sometime this winter. Maybe around the holidays. Check back for them!

      • Amyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 6:34 pm

        I hadn’t thought of that — you’re so smart!

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    Caleyposted September 10, 2013 at 10:17 pm

    I’m so excited for caramel and apples! I saw the first Daffy Apples of the year at the grocery store last weekend, and it made me happy :). These look adorable! You also made me want to try to make some kind of cinnamon toast with puff pastry…my mom used to make me cinnamon-toast flour tortillas, which are REALLY good. I love your choice of apples! I think Pink Ladies are some of the best, along with Jazz and Ambrosia. Yum, now I’m all hungry ;). Thanks!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 7:35 am

      Pink Ladies and Jazz are my favorites! And honey crisp, too. I am so happy apples are now coming into their prime!


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    Christina @Sweet Pea's Kitchenposted September 10, 2013 at 10:23 pm

    Hello deliciousness!! These turnovers look perfect for a crisp fall morning! :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 7:35 am

      Hey Christina! Thank you :)


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    jodye @ whole pure recipesposted September 10, 2013 at 11:46 pm

    As we discussed before, Hooray for autumn! And your pink slippers! They are just darling. Sometimes nothing is more satisfying than a caramel apple, but those can rip your teeth out, so these turnovers seem like a completely reasonable alternative. You’ve done it again. Thanks for another beautifully photographed, mouthwatering recipe!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 7:35 am

      I know what you mean about caramel apples – dangerous for the teeth!


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    KayleneP @ The Links Siteposted September 10, 2013 at 11:51 pm

    I just love love love apple turnovers! Yours looks so good!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 7:34 am

      Thanks Kaylene!


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    Jamie @lifelovelemonsposted September 11, 2013 at 7:46 am

    This is definitely a warm, cozy, feel good dessert! It’s 90 degrees here in CT, but I am dying for one of these right now! Thanks so much for sharing!!


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    Erinposted September 11, 2013 at 9:40 am

    Yum! I love how oozing and delicious these are. They look like the perfect treat to launch us into fall! I’m a little jealous of your crisp weather… it’s still 100 degrees where I am!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 6:36 pm

      Don’t worry Erin – of course the day after I publish this – the weather inches up to the 90s. Haha! But will be cooler soon (hopefully).


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    Erikaposted September 11, 2013 at 11:40 am

    Sally, your life sounds so cozy and warm and delicious! These sound dangerously easy to make and they are SO photogenic! Can’t wait to make these for a fall brunch or something soon :)


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    Zainab @ Blahnik Bakerposted September 11, 2013 at 1:39 pm

    The arrival of fall is never bittersweet for me because it has most of my favorite things in food and fashion!! Like those moccasins? So cute!! The turnover pie just makes me warm and fuzzy…love everything about them..the apples, spices and caramel..oh caramel!


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 6:34 pm

      Thanks so much Zainab! Your excitement for fall makes me that much more giddy :)


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    Yvonne @ bitter bakerposted September 11, 2013 at 7:42 pm

    Ooo yum!! These look absolutely amazing! Perfect for this in-between weather when it’s sometimes cold and rainy and sometimes sunny and hot (it was 90 here today!!)


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 8:44 pm

      It was 90 for me too! But then 60 degrees the other early morning. The weather can’t quite make up its mind, that’s for sure.


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    Kirstenposted September 11, 2013 at 8:31 pm

    Omg not only do these sound a axing but your moccasins are adorable! I love the color pink! I must have these in my life.


    • Sallyreplied on September 11th, 2013 at 8:46 pm

      They are Ugg slippers but I can’t seem to find them in the light pink anymore. I know they have a darker pink for sale this season though.


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    Reeniposted September 11, 2013 at 9:08 pm

    I’m so ready for fall and all the deliciousness it brings! Cinnamon, caramel, apples and puff pastry? Some of my very favorite things. These are irresistible Sally!


    • Sallyreplied on September 12th, 2013 at 9:00 am

      I knew you’d love these turnovers Reeni!


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    laurasmessposted September 12, 2013 at 6:07 am

    Caramel and apple is such a winning combination! These look so gorgeous (as do your fluffy slippers, so happy and warm!). It’s weird to be reading all the American posts about Fall at the moment. For us in Australia, Spring is in the air and I’m loving the transition to sunny days, warmth and new growth on the trees. Despite it not being Fall, I do think it’s still totally acceptable for me to get in the apple and caramel mood. These are calling my name! xx


    • Sallyreplied on September 12th, 2013 at 8:52 am

      Laura, I can imagine it must be weird to read American food blogs right now – or even in your chilly days when it’s our summer! Apple and caramel are acceptable any time of year, of course. ;)


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    Jess @ On Sugar Mountainposted September 12, 2013 at 3:22 pm

    OMG so many apple recipes all over the blogosphere and I want to EAT THEM ALL! These especially. Not only are they filled with apples, but covered in caramel!! Excuse me while I faint from apple-overload. ;)


    • Sallyreplied on September 12th, 2013 at 7:06 pm

      There are so many things I want to bake this apple season. Too many ideas swirling in my head! Apple-overload indeed. :)


  53. #
    Amandaposted September 12, 2013 at 6:54 pm

    I made these today and they were a total hit!


    • Sallyreplied on September 12th, 2013 at 7:15 pm

      Woohoo! That’s great Amanda – thanks for reporting back!


      • Amandareplied on September 12th, 2013 at 11:16 pm

        Thanks for the great recipe. I love your blog an dim glad I can support a fellow greyhound.

        • Sallyreplied on September 13th, 2013 at 2:24 pm

          Go hounds! ;)

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    Ashley @ Kitchen Meets Girlposted September 12, 2013 at 10:51 pm

    PERFECT Fall treat – we finally had our first “cool” day at 85 degrees. Gah! I’m ready for brisk air and sweaters – and these turnovers!


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    Hayley @ The Domestic Rebelposted September 12, 2013 at 11:08 pm

    I’ve been over summer all summer long– bring on the fall! Swooning over these turnovers!


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    Chung-Ah | Damn Deliciousposted September 14, 2013 at 1:56 am

    Amazing! This definitely screams out fall. And that drizzle?! SWOON!


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    Phoebe Lepageposted September 19, 2013 at 4:19 pm

    These look so ridiculously good!!!!! These are on my to-bake list. And Jude is so cute!!!


    • Sallyreplied on September 19th, 2013 at 8:02 pm

      Thanks Phoebe! And they’re so easy. Jude says thanks too ;)


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    Elizabeth Beardposted September 20, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    I love apple pie and anything like,! I was just wondering if the filling itself could be made a night before baking the turnovers,?


    • Sallyreplied on September 22nd, 2013 at 4:39 pm

      It sure can! I’ve done that before to save time. You can keep it in the refrigerator.


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    Mary Bethposted September 26, 2013 at 1:19 pm

    ohhh Sally. This filling is divine!! I used a different crust recipe (don’t have puff pastry where I live and I didn’t have shortening in the house) and the turnover came out great. But this filling, ohhhhhhh amazing!!


    • Mary Bethreplied on September 26th, 2013 at 1:21 pm

      sorry, i was caught up in the deliciousness and forgot to tell you that i used 1 granny smith apple and 1 medium-sized banana instead of 2 apples. very good combination!


      • Sallyreplied on September 26th, 2013 at 2:32 pm

        That sounds delicious, Mary Beth! I’m glad your dough recipe worked well instead of the puff pastry. :)

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    JoAnnposted September 28, 2013 at 8:13 pm


    These look absolutely yummy! I looked over the recipe a couple of times as well as other posts, but I don’t see the temperature for baking. I assume it is bake 350 degrees for 20 minutes. Is that correct? I really want to make some as we are getting chilly here and I have been searching apple recipes today.

    Thank you! I, too, love your moccasins. :)


    • Sallyreplied on September 29th, 2013 at 11:43 am

      Hi JoAnn- the recipe states 400F degrees. Enjoy!!


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    Bouillon de Notesposted October 26, 2013 at 12:19 pm

    What a sweet delicious variation for pleasure, thank you, the week-end will be good:)


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    Jolieposted October 29, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Thank you so much for sharing this delicious recipe! I just discovered your blog, and I’m so happy I did! I made these turnovers over the weekend and my family went nuts for them! Can’t wait to try more of your recipes!


    • Sallyreplied on October 29th, 2013 at 9:04 pm

      Hi Jolie! I am so glad that you and your family enjoyed these turnovers. Aren’t they easy? Let me know what you make next!


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    Kellyposted November 10, 2013 at 11:15 am

    This was the first recipe from Sally’s Baking Addiction that I have made (I made them yesterday), and they were a HUGE hit! I received many “ooohs” and “aaahs”. And they were SO EASY to make! (but I didn’t tell anyone… that will remain my little secret). I also made the caramel sauce, which I have heard is a very tricky process, but I followed the instructions and timing exactly as the recipe said, and it was some of the best caramel I’ve ever had. Thanks so much for this recipe! I will for sure be making this one again.


    • Sallyreplied on November 10th, 2013 at 11:18 am

      Kelly, thank you. I really appreciate you reporting back! And that you loved my recipe. Yes, they’re so easy!


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    Kristinposted January 21, 2014 at 10:37 am

    Do you have a preference of pastry puff that you use? Have you ever made homemade pastry puff? If you have- I’d love the recipe! And if you haven’t you should! Making these right now… can’t wait to try them! I want to eat the apple filling out of the pan it smells amazing.


    • Sallyreplied on January 21st, 2014 at 1:35 pm

      Hey Kristin! Yes, here is my homemade danish pastry recipe. I typically use it for pastry braids, though it would work wonderfully as a homemade alternative here:


      • Kristinreplied on January 23rd, 2014 at 3:51 pm

        I’m going to try to make the pastry myself next time, thanks! And these came out amazing! It’s tough to eat just one

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    Hannahposted September 22, 2014 at 8:05 pm

    Made with apples from our apple tree..turned out DELICIOUS <3


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    deenposted October 10, 2014 at 3:15 am

    Hi Sally when you say granulated sugar is that the same as caster sugar,I will be trying these soon


    • Sallyreplied on October 12th, 2014 at 7:28 pm

      Caster sugar is the same as granulated sugar, but it has been reduced to a finer grain. In this recipe, however, you may use caster.


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