14 Sweet and Savory Turnover Recipes You Must Try

Turnovers come in all shapes and sizes

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14 Sweet and Savory Turnover Recipes You Must Try

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Let your creativity flow when you craft your turnovers. Anything goes with these catchall baked goods. Simply choose your pastry dough, decide on a sweet or savory filling, and seal your turnover with an egg wash. Once your turnover is baked to the perfect golden brown, the taste test begins.

Apple and Pecan Turnovers

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Just like warm apple pie, except more portable. This Apple and Pecan Turnover tastes like the classic American dessert, but is slightly easier to produce.

For the Apple and Pecan Turnovers recipe, click here.
 

Cheese and Grape Turnovers

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The combination of cheese and grapes in a doughy crust creates the perfect blend of sweet and salty in this Cheese and Grape Turnover.

For the Cheese and Grape Turnovers recipe, click here.

Chili Cheese Turnovers

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This is what would happen if chili cheese fries and pie collided. Enough said. Enjoy this Chili Cheese Turnover with a cold beer and you won’t even miss the fries.

For the Chili Cheese Turnovers recipe, click here.

 

Chinese Chive and Pressed Tofu Turnovers

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Perfect for vegetarians and carnivores alike, these Chinese Chive and Pressed Tofu Turnovers utilize Chinese chive, spicy white pepper, and sesame oil to give them a distinctly Asian flavor.

For the Chinese Chive and Pressed Tofu Turnovers recipe, click here.

Date Turnover Cookies

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The dates in this recipe are enveloped in a cookie-like dough that’s made using rolled oats and whole-wheat flour. These snack-sized Date Turnover Cookies make for a perfect breakfast or midday treat.

For the Date Turnover Cookie recipe, click here.

 

Easy Strawberry Jam Turnovers

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The refreshing flavor of sweet summer strawberries is hard to beat, but turning them into an even sweeter jam-filled turnover might one way to do it. This Easy Strawberry Jam Turnover uses store-bought crescent rolls for the exterior, so making them is a breeze.

For the Easy Strawberry Jam Turnovers recipe, click here.


 

Ham and Cheese Turnovers

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The turnover’s answer to a classic ham and cheese sandwich. This Ham and Cheese Turnover takes these flavors to a melty new level — you can change the whole flavor of this dish just by switching up the cheese.

For the Ham and Cheese Turnovers recipe, click here.
 

Jamaican Patties

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These Jamaican Patties use ground beef, onions, and pepper vinegar to capture the essence of Jamaican cuisine. All you need is a trusty store-bought or basic pie crust recipe to try this Jamaican twist on a turnover.

For the Jamaican Patties recipe, click here.

Monterey Jack and Jalapeño Turnovers

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Tex-Mex flavor explodes from these Monterey Jack and Jalapeño Turnovers. Be warned: the jalapeños bring the heat to this turnover, although the cilantro adds a refreshing finish.

For the Monterey Jack and Jalapeño Turnovers, click here.

 

Pastechis (Antillean Meat Turnovers)

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Straight from the Caribbean island of Bonaire, this savory turnover is deep-fried and packed full of flavor. Seasoned ground beef and cheese make this Pastechis Antillean Meat Turnover a hearty meal.

For the Pastechis (Antillean Meat Turnovers) recipe, click here.

Quick Apple Rhubarb Turnover

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Speed is key with this Apple Rhubarb Turnover. Impress guests with a summery take on the classic dessert that won’t take up too much time in the kitchen.

For the Quick Apple Rhubarb Turnover recipe, click here

Raspberry Cream Cheese Turnovers

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This dessert pastry incorporates rich cream cheese and sweet raspberries, but feel free to include a mix of berries for a whole new pastry experience.

For the Raspberry Cream Cheese Turnovers recipe, click here.
 

Sambosas (Afghan Meat Turnovers)

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Traditionally served as an appetizer, this Afghan Meat Turnover is made with wonton wrappers, which provide a light and crispy exterior for the meat pie. The garlic, cardamom, and cayenne pepper conjure up the taste of the Middle East.

For the Sambosas recipe, click here.

Sweet Onion Turnovers

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Sweet onions, fresh herbs, and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese make this Sweet Onion Turnover hard to resist. The savory turnover is the perfect lunchtime treat, at home or on the go.

For the Sweet Onion Turnovers recipe, click here.