Air-Fried Apple Turnovers

Yield: 18 turnovers


5 c New England apples, cored and chopped

1/3 c sugar

1/4 c packed brown sugar

3 T white whole-wheat flour

3/4 t apple pie spice


2-1/4 c white whole-wheat flour

2/3 c butter

1/2 t salt

8 T ice-cold water


1 egg

1 T water

In large skillet over medium heat, cook filling ingredients for 10 minutes or until apples are soft, stirring occasionally. Set aside.

In large bowl, mix together flour and salt. Use pastry knife to cut butter into flour until pieces are pea-size.

Add and stir in water 1 T at a time to form a ball. Divide in half to make two balls.

On lightly floured surface, roll out a 12″ x 12″ square, and cut into 9 four-inch squares.

Spoon 2 T filling in each square, wet edges, fold over and crimp. Transfer to greased baking sheet for air fryer.

Whisk together egg and 1 T water and brush tops.

Air fry at 380°F for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

Repeat process for remaining dough.

These turnovers can also be fried in skillet with vegetable oil. Heat oil to between 360°F and 375°F and fry for three minutes, turning once, until brown. Remove with slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.


Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens 100 Best Apple Recipes, Fall 2019